ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Draft Juvenile Justice Bill

An Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove

Laudable amendments regarding adoption and the state of children's homes sit uncomfortably alongside an alarming proposal permitting juveniles to be tried by regular courts for serious offences in the proposed re-enactment of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.

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