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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 15(1)(g)-- Juvenile - Special home - There is no special home for such person who was a juvenile at the time of occurrence but subsequently attained majority and have ceased to be a juvenile...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 7, 7A, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 498A-- Plea of juvenility - Offence u/ss 302, 201, 498-A IPC - Determination of age of juvenile - Age of person as mentioned in ration card has no legal sanctity, thus it cannot prevail over entry made in School register regarding age of person - Since petitioner was below 18 years of age at the time of..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 12-- Juvenile - Bail - Gravity of offence is not a ground to deny bail to a juvenile, unless the conduct of accused is such to indicate that in all likelihood after being released on bail, juvenile would indulge into more crimes - If there are no imminent chances of his repeating the crime, bail to a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 20-- Benefit of juvenility - Offence u/ss 302, 148, 149 IPC - Accused was aged 17 years on the date of incident - He was not a juvenile under the provisions of J.J. Act, 1986 - However, J.J. Act 2000 came into force during pendency of proceedings - Benefit of J.J. Act 2000 should be extended to accused..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 12-- Juvenile - Bail - Offence u/s 201 IPC - Allegation of destroying evidence of offence u/s 302 IPC against petitioner - Said offence is punishable u/s 201 IPC, which is bailable offence - Petitioner released to the guardianship of her father - Bail granted...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 15-- Juvenile - Quantum of sentence - Accused declared to be juvenile by JJ Board - No doubt offence against accused is proved on record, but since on the date when offence was committed he was a juvenile, thus, he has to be convicted under JJ Act - As accused has already undergone two years and four..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 12-- Juvenile - Bail - Incident occurred on a broad day light in which report was lodged within 45 minutes - Accused along with his family members in a brutal manner killed an advocate and assaulted his other family members - Number of criminal cases are pending against accused - Even brother and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 7A-- Plea of juvenility - Plea of juvenility can be raised before any Court and at any point of time - Applicant spent more than 10 years in prison without getting any remedy under the Act - Benefit of the Act should be given to applicant since he was a juvenile on the date of commission of offence -..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 377, 511, Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 23-- Unnatural offence - Child abuse - Quashing of proceedings - Act of accused making the victim to stay in same room in same cot, hugging him, touching the private part of victim and committing unnatural intercourse with victim, who was a minor against his wishes, attracts Ss.377 & 511 IPC and S.23..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 7(A), 15- - Plea of juvenility - Murder case - Accused was less than 18 years of age on the date of occurrence - Plea of juvenility can be raised at any time and before any Court as per mandate of S.7(A) of Act - Moreover, accused has undergone almost 8 years of sentence, which is more than the maximum..........

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