Juvenile Justice (JJ) Act

Draft rules of Juvenile Justice Act, 2015- II

  1. More offences included: Sale and procurement of children for any purpose, corporal punishment in child care institutions
  2. Also, use of children by militant or adult groups, giving children liquor or narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances or tobacco products
  3. Age determination: The JJB or the Juvenile Justice Committee will determine the age of the child within 30 days from the date of submission of application
  4. Also a detailed procedure to be followed for age determination is prescribed

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