Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015: A Review

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Smita Agarwal
Nishant Kumar

Abstract

The aim of this article is to look into the provisions of the newly amended Juvenile Justice Act. The central question which this article looks at whether the article is comprehensive enough to eliminate the possibilities of crime by juveniles as it is based on principle of reformation and rehabilitation of children who are otherwise presumed to be innocent not to commit a crime. It also tries to see if the intention of juveniles involved in crimes can be differentiated from their social surroundings that can help to punish the perpetuators in the former while thinking of remedial measures in the latter.

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Agarwal, S., & Kumar, N. (2016). Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015: A Review. Space and Culture, India, 3(3), 5-9. https://doi.org/10.20896/saci.v3i3.165
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Author Biographies

Smita Agarwal, University of Delhi

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Scienec

Nishant Kumar, University of Delhi

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Dyal Singh College
Received 2016-02-29
Accepted 2016-03-26
Published 2016-03-26

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