Saturday, 7 May 2016

Run Away Child in Conflict with Law

From: [mailfrom:]
Sent: 3 May 2016 10:11 AM
To: Program Officer - HELP
Subject: .  Run Away Child in Conflict with Law

Respected Sir,
Please give a brief note on run away child in conflict with law.

S.P. Reddy,

Section 26 Juvenile Justice Act-15
Provision with respect of run away child in conflict with law.

Sub Section :1

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law for the time being in force, any police officer may take charge of a child in conflict with law who has run away from a special home or an observation home or a place of safety or from the care of a person or institution under whom the child was placed under this Act.
Sub Section :2

The child referred to in sub-section (1) shall be produced, within twenty-four hours, preferably before the Board which passed the original order in respect of that child, if possible, or to the nearest Board where the child is found.

Sub Section :3

The Board shall ascertain the reasons for the child having run away and pass appropriate orders for the child to be sent back either to the institution or person from whose custody the child had run away or any other similar place or person, as the Board may deem fit: Provided that the Board may also give additional directions regarding any special steps that may be deemed necessary, for the best interest of the child.

Sub Section :3
No additional proceeding shall be instituted in respect of such child.

Thanking you,

1 comment:

  1. Dear Sir,

    How to declare child is a orphan by the Child Welfare Committee and for whom to recamend for giving orphan certificate for Child.