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Juvenile justice (care and protection of children) act, 2015 has been passed by parliament of india amidst intense controversy, debate and protest on many of its.
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This article examines changes in the juvenile justice system after passage of the comprehensive juvenile justice act (1986) and the impact those changes have had on.