Pros And Cons Of Juvenile Justice Act

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Under section 69 – Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, the Juvenile Justice Act, 1986 has been repealed. According to Section 20 of the new Act, all proceedings in respect of Juvenile pending in any court on the date on which this Act comes into force, shall be continued in that court as if this Act had not been passed and if the court finds that the Juvenile has committed an offence, it shall record such finding and instead of passing any sentence in respect of Juvenile, forward the juvenile to the board which shall pass orders in respect to that juvenile in accordance with the provisions of this Act. According to opening sentence of the new Act, this is an Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to juvenile in conflict with law and children in need to care and protection, by providing for proper care, protection and treatment by catering to their development needs, and by adopting a chid-friendly approach in the adjudication and disposition of matters in the best internet of children and for their ultimate rehabilitation…show more content…
The Act contains five chapters consisting of seventy sections.

Particular Juvenile Justice Act 2000 (C&P) Juvenile Justice Act 1986
Age of the juveniles Juveniles who has not completed the age of eighteen. Juveniles who has not attained the age of sixteen incase of girls, and eighteen incase of boys.
Persons involved in an category 1. Juveniles in conflict with law who are alleged to have committed an offence.
2. Child in need of care and protection. These

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