Sessions Court not authorised to hear bail appeals from Juvenile Justice Boards when Children’s Court has been constituted: Patna HC

The Patna High Court has held that appeals from a Juvenile Justice Board could be made only to Courts designated as “Children’s Courts” under the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015.
Sessions Court not authorised to hear bail appeals from Juvenile Justice Boards when Children’s Court has been constituted: Patna HC

The Patna High Court recently reiterated that bail appeals from a Juvenile Justice Board could be made only to Courts designated as “Children’s Courts” under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 (the JJ Act) (X v. State of Bihar and Anr).

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