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Juvenile Justice Laws in India: Critical Analysis Emerging Trends, Issues and Challenges

By Tamanna Khan, Symbiosis International Deemed University, Noida.*


This paper provides comprehensive evaluation of the present scenario of juvenile issues in Indian Criminal system. Also highlights the rights of the detained young offenders. The basis of juvenile laws system lies in juvenile delinquency. A separate legislation is enacted for children taking into consideration the need of juvenile. With changing times, a major number of juveniles are in conflict with law. Thus, a specialised as well as preventive legislation has been established in India.

Keywords: Juvenile Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Rights.


* The author is pursuing LL.M. in Criminal and Security Law (Batch of 2022-2023) from Symbiosis International Deemed University, Noida.

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Journal Details
Abbreviation: NLR 

ISSN:   2582-8479 (O)

Year of Starting: 2020

Place: New Delhi, India

Accessibility: Open Access

Peer Reviewer: Double Blind



​All research articles published in NLR and are fully open access. i.e. immediately freely available to read, download and share. Articles are published under the terms of a Creative Commons license which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited.

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