“Generally, prospective adoptive parents have to wait for 3-4 years for getting ‘a healthy and young child’ due to the huge mismatch in the number of registered PAPs and children available for adoption.”
However, the Commission was of the view that it is not advisable to tinker with the existing age of consent under the POCSO Act.
Bombay High Court explained that trying a child below 18 years before Juvenile Justice Board is a rule and trying a child above 16 years as an adult before Regular Court is an exception.
Kerala High Court started with a quote by — Mitch Albom which reads as “When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this Earth.”
The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court stated that revisionary power under Juvenile Justice Act vests only with the High Court
Kerala High Court: V. G. Arun, J., allowed medical termination of 28-week pregnancy of a 14-year-old girl. The mother of
Bombay High Court: M.G. Sewlikar, J., held that, in terms of Section 15 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children)
Rajasthan High Court: Sandeep Mehta, J., allowed the revision application, granted bail and set aside the impugned orders. The facts of the
The information provided by the State Governments/Union Territories on the ‘Bal Swaraj’ Portal upto 05.06.2021 shows that there are 30,071 children who have become orphans or have lost one parent or abandoned.
“The death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what one dies inside us while we live.”
Sikkim High Court: Meenakshi Madan Rai, J., rejected a bail application wherein the Petitioner, Principal of a School, aged about 58 years,
Allahabad High Court: J.J. Munir, J., directed that the minor in the instant case who stated that she married the accused of
Allahabad High Court: The Full Bench of Sanjay Yadav, Mahesh Chandra Tripathi and Siddhartha Varma, JJ., in a very significant ruling expressed
Punjab and Haryana High Court: Jai Shree Thakur J., set aside the impugned order and allowed the appeal. The facts of the
Delhi High Court: Prathiba M. Singh, J., held that a Canadian Adoption Agency which was recognised for a very long period of
Patna High Court: In an application challenging the order of rejection of bail passed by Additional Sessions Judge, Ashwani Kumar Singh, J.,
Madras High Court: P.T. Asha, J., addressed a matter in relation to adoption and modification in the birth certificate of a minor in
Supreme Court: Taking suo motu cognizance of the issue where 35 out of 57 children in a Protection Home at Royapuram, Chennai
Supreme Court: Taking sup motu cognizance of the issue involving protection of children who fall within the ambit of Juvenile Justice (Care
by Bibhabasu Misra†