Juvenile Justice

Thirumoorthy vs State 2024 INSC 247 – Juvenile Justice Act – Preliminary Assessment By JJB

Juvenile Justice(Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 ; Section 1 5 – Quashing the conviction of an accused in POCSO Case, the SC observed: In absence of a preliminary assessment being conducted by the Board under Section 15, and without an order being passed by the Board under Section 15(1) read with Section 18(3), …

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Vinod Katara vs State Of UP 2024 INSC 171 – S 94 Juvenile Justice Act

Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015; Section 94 – Section 94(2) of the JJ Act provides for the mode of determination of age. In the order of priorities, the date of birth certificate from the school stands at the highest pedestal whereas ossification test has been kept at the last rung to …

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Pramila vs State Of Chhattisgarh 2024 INSC 50 – Juvenility Plea – Murder Conviction Set Aside

Summary : Woman concurrently convicted in a murder case of the year 2000 – Juvenility claim accepted and appeal allowed – on the date on which the incident constituting the offence took place, the age of the appellant was less than 18 years – The maximum action which could have been taken against the appellant …

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