"We have not stopped adoptions": Bombay High Court clarifies position during pending challenge to JJ Act amendment

The Court took cognisance of an Indian Express report highlighting that adoptions in Maharashtra had come to a standstill due to the misinterpretation of a January 10 stay order.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court on Friday clarified that it has not halted ongoing adoption processes of children by a January 10 stay order passed in a pending challenge to an amendment of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Act 2021 (JJ Act) [Nisha Pradeep Pandya alias Nisha Amit Gor & Anr vs Union of India & Ors]

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