The Act of a Child under the Indian Penal Code: A Detailed Analysis

  • Samparan Gupta and Mehar Vij
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  • Samparan Gupta

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad, India

  • Mehar Vij

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad, India

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Children, who lack the maturity to form their own opinions, are more prone to give in to temptations they should avoid due to an increase in crime rates around the world. As the future of the country, children require a special kind of protection to ensure a better and safe future of the children. The recent past has experienced a rise in the crime rates across the world. This recent trend has a detrimental impact on the children. This impact has given rise to the increase in the involvement of children in crimes which is termed as “Juvenile Delinquency” and it is a very significant issue for the country, and solutions must be carefully researched in order to put an end to the issue. The Indian legal system provides a special set of rules to deal with the acts done by children of the country so as protect them from the criminal liabilities. In the following research paper, the researcher has done detailed research to provide an analysis about the structure and the procedure of the legal system of the country on the acts committed by the Children as described under the Indian Penal Code. The paper also contains a detail study by the researcher about the recent amendments in the matter of “Juvenile Delinquency”.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 5, Page 2207 - 2215


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