LADLI Scheme, Delhi Pension Scheme for Women in Distress, National Family Benefit Scheme and Delhi Pension Schemes for Women in Distress and National Family Benefit Scheme are few schemes for orphaned children who lost either one or both parent(s) on account of COVID-19.
Calcutta High Court held that although the JJB conducted a preliminary assessment, it did not adequately assess the Juvenile’s mental and physical capacity to commit the offense.
“Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights is directed to furnish year-wise details of operations conducted by it from 2016 to date.”
If consensual relationship cases are segregated from the pending cases, it will be easy to deal with them and in appropriate cases, the Court can also exercise its jurisdiction and quash the proceedings, if the proceedings are ultimately going to be against the interest and future of the children involved in those cases and it is found to be an abuse of process of Court.
by Maharukh Adenwalla* and Gayatri Virmani**
Bombay High Court: In a case relating to an article published by Mid-Day, pursuant to the order of the instant
A Child-in-conflict with law (CIL) was granted bail considering that she was a young girl; her family was poor; she had less understanding to distinguish between right and wrong and her family atmosphere was good. The Court also discussed situations in which a CIL could be denied bail even in bailable offences as per Section 12 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.
“A child with average intelligence/IQ will have the intellectual knowledge of the consequences of his actions. But whether or not he is able to control himself or his actions will depend on his level of emotional competence.”
Uttaranchal High Court: Ravindra Maithani, J. dismissed an application for anticipatory bail in regards to an ongoing trial under Sections 376, 323,
Bombay High Court: M.G. Sewlikar, J., held that, in terms of Section 15 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children)