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Friday, April 24, 2015

Changes in juvenile law

The proposed amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act that would allow juveniles between 16 and 18 years to be considered adults in cases of heinous crime is a well-thought-out step (April 23). The... »
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Friday, April 24, 2015

Juveniles need reform, not prison

The Cabinet has decided to treat 16- to 18-year-olds as adults for ‘heinous’ offences. This assuages post-Nirbhaya rage but strongly violates the rights of the child. »
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Friday, April 24, 2015

Unequal scales for juveniles

It is unfortunate that the government seems determined to introduce legal provisions to ensure that children between the ages of 16 and 18 are tried as adults if they commit heinous offences such... »
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