Sampurna Behura v. Union of India - Supreme Court Important Judgment

 Sampurna Behura v. Union of India - Supreme Court Important Judgment 2018 - 


On 9th February, 2018, in the case of Sampurna Behura v. Union of India & Ors. [Writ Petition (Civil) No. 473 of 2005], the Supreme Court gave various directions keeping in mind the need to invigorate the juvenile justice system in the country and urged the Chief Justice of each High Court “to seriously consider establishing child friendly courts and vulnerable witness courts in each district.” It was observed that “inquiries under the JJ Act and trials under other statutes such as the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006, trials for sexual offences under the Indian Penal Code and other similar laws require to be conducted with a high degree of sensitivity, care and empathy for the victim.” 


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