Over 40,000 pending cases before Juvenile Justice Act authorities, nullifying spirit of Act: Bombay High Court

The Court has directed the Women and Children Department to collect data on the disposal of cases before JJ Act institutions in the last 3 years. The details of pending cases should also be provided, the Court said.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court on recently expressed concern that more than 40,000 cases were pending before the authorities under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection Children) Act (JJ Act). [Bachpan Bachao Andolan & Anr. v. State of Maharashtra & Ors.]

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