Section 21 Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000
Section 21 Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000:
Prohibition of publication of name, etc., of juvenile or child in need of care and protection involved in any proceeding under the Act.—
(1) No report in any newspaper, magazine, news-sheet or visual media of any inquiry regarding a juvenile in conflict with law or a child in need of care and protection under this Act shall disclose the name, address or school or any other particulars calculated to lead to the identification of the juvenile or child nor shall any picture of any such juvenile or child be published: Provided that for reasons to be recorded in writing, the authority holding the inquiry may permit such disclosure, if in its opinion such disclosure is in the interest of the juvenile or the child.
(2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1), shall be liable to a penalty which may extend to twenty five thousand rupees.]
The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000
Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 21 Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000:
Jaiprakash Suru Shetty vs The State Of Maharashtra And Ors on 17 April, 2017
Against The Order/Judgment In vs By Adv. Sri.R.T.Pradeep on 5 June, 2012
Unknown vs Union Of India & Others on 10 January, 2014
The State Of Bihar vs Jiyauddin @ Dhannu on 5 October, 2021
Salil Bali vs Union Of India & Anr on 17 July, 2013
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