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Act Details

Act ID: 201602
Act Number: 02
Enactment Date: 2016-12-31
Act Year: 2016
Short Title: The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.
Long Title: 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.
Ministry: Ministry of Women and Child Development
Enforcement Date: 15-01-2016
Notification: 15th January, 2016, vide notification No. S.O. 110(E), dated 12th January, 2016, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

Related Documents to This Act.


21.09.2016 Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Model Rules, 2016


04.01.2017 Adoption Regulations, 2017




12.01.2016 Notification dated 12 January 2016



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