This commentary on Juvenile Justice by Kumar Askand Pandey is an attempt at analysing and understanding the law, philosophy and policies on child rights and child protection as embodied in the JJ Act, 2015. Written in the style of a section-wise commentary, the book provides to its readers an exhaustive insight into the legislative framework of the JJ Act, 2015 as supplemented and complemented by the JJ Rules, 2016.

The book contains a historical introduction to child rights in India, tracing its origin and taking us to the present times, along with 10 chapters, arranged in the same sequence and with the same title as they appear in the JJ Act, 2015. Further, Adoption Regulations, 2017 issued by Central Adoption Resource Authority have been discussed.

The book exhaustively covers the cases of the Supreme Court and the High Court in the area of Juvenile Justice.

Also  included  are  additional  learning  resources  on

  • Access to important case law as indicated by Case PilotTM .
  • Discussion ForumTM to post comments, discuss and explore ideas.
  • SCC Online® Blog to stay updated on recent happenings of the legal world.
  • Useful LinksTM get access to a compilation of learning resources.

The book will be of immense use for students of LL.B. and LL.M. Further, the book is a must for law enforcement agencies, police officers,  law teachers, researchers, scholars and practicing lawyers.

Brief Contents

I. Preliminary

II. General Principles of Care and Protection of Children

III. Juvenile Justice Board

IV. Procedure in Relation to Children in Conflict with Law

V. Child Welfare Committee

VI. Procedure in Relation to Children in Need of  Care and Protection

VII. Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration

VIII. Adoption

IX. Other Offences Against Children

X. Miscellaneous

Appendix — Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2018

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