The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act `2016

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to children alleged and found to be in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection by catering to their basic needs through proper care, protection, development, treatment, social re-integration, by adopting a child-friendly approach in the adjudication and disposal of matters in the best interest of children and for their rehabilitation through processes provided, and institutions and bodies established, herein under and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

List of Chapters & Sections

  1. PRELIMINARY

  2. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN

  3. JUVENILE JUSTICE BOARD

  4. PROCEDURE IN RELATION TO CHILDREN IN CONFLICT WITH LAW

  5. CHILD WELFARE COMMITTEE

  6. PROCEDURE IN RELATION TO CHILDREN IN NEED OF CARE AND PROTECTION

  7. REHABILITATION AND SOCIAL RE-INTEGRATION

  8. ADOPTION

  9. OTHER OFFENCES AGAINST CHILDREN

  10. MISCELLANEOUS