Juvenile Justice (JJ) Act

Lok Sabha passes amendments to Juvenile Justice act

  1. A controversial Bill that provides for trying juveniles aged between 16 and 18 years for heinous crimes under laws for adults was cleared by the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
  2. Now its up to Rajya Sabha to take a stand.
  3. All the amendments moved by Opposition MPs like Mr. Tharoor (Congress) and N.K. Premachandran (RSP) to The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill were negated.