A Critical Analysis of Juvenile Justice Act and System in India

  • Sruti Devan K
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  • Sruti Devan K

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Children are recognized worldwide as supremely assets of the state. the longer term of the state lies within the hands of the kids, WHO are recognized because the supremely assets of the state however as a result of the indifferences of our society all told spheres, these future stake holders aren't cited properly that results in kid delinquency. Children or delinquency is Associate in nursing alarmingly increasing downside inflicting a supply of concern all told over the globe. Children need to are the topic of prime focus of development designing, research, and welfare in Asian country however sadly, it's not been therefore. Despite the Constitutional vision of a healthy and happy kid protected against abuse and exploitation, and a National Policy for youngsters, the bulk of kids in Asian country still live while not a cared, protected and substantive childhood. India could be a soul to world organization Declaration on The Rights of the kid, 1959 that outlined and recognized varied Rights of the kids namely: the proper to health and care, the proper to protection from abuse, the proper to protection from exploitation, right to protection from neglect, right to info, right to expression and right to nutrition etc are outlined as basic rights of kids by the Convention of the rights of the kid. Consequently, Asian country has adopted a national policy on kids in 1974 for achieving the on top of aforesaid rights for its kids. The primary central legislation on Juvenile Justice was passed in 1986, by the Union Parliament, thereby providing an even law on juvenile justice for the complete country. Before this law there were many other laws regarding the same matter were in existence in every countries all over the world. But those were not same or uniform. So the primary uniform law on juvenile justice but failed to lead to any dramatic improvement within the treatment of juveniles. The law continued to electrify plenty of concern, in human rights circles, pertaining not able to the method juveniles were treated in detention centers selected as special homes and juvenile homes.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 6, Page 165 - 169

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLSI.111179

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