Children Act 2013

Amendment to Children Act passed at JS

The Shishu (Amendment) Bill, 2018 was passed in parliament yesterday, with provision to set up one or more children tribunals in each district.

February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019

Protect identity of children involved in criminal cases

The High Court yesterday observed that the media cannot publish names, addresses and photos of children involved in criminal cases.

October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

Amendment to Children Act passed at JS

The Shishu (Amendment) Bill, 2018 was passed in parliament yesterday, with provision to set up one or more children tribunals in each district.

October 15, 2017
October 15, 2017

Children act: HC summons social welfare secy

The High Court summons the social welfare secretary to appear before it on October 29 for giving an explanation why the government has not amended the Children Act, 2013 as there is ambiguity in holding trial of an adult accused in a case filed under this law.