Only Section 12, Juvenile Justice Act governs bail for Juvenile persons; Sections 437, 439, 482 CrPC have no applicability: Delhi High Court

The Court added that even after a child in conflict with law is sent-up for trial "as an adult" before a Children’s Court, he/she does not become an adult or ‘major’ and remains a juvenile in conflict with law.
Only Section 12, Juvenile Justice Act governs bail for Juvenile persons; Sections 437, 439, 482 CrPC have no applicability: Delhi High Court
juvenile in conflict with law, Juvenile Justice Act

The Delhi High Court has held that a juvenile's bail plea must always and only be considered on the criteria and parameters set out in Section 12 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 ('JJ Act').

The general principles for grant or denial of bail under Sections 437 and 439 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have no applicability in such cases, the Court has clarified (CCL 'A' vs State).

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