Consider the following statements about Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015:
- The act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
- It envisages State Governments, to constitute for every district, one or more Juvenile Justice Boards.
- Jurisdiction for accused in age group of 16-18 will be based on principles of natural justice, rather than Code of Criminal Procedure.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Third statement is incorrect because the Juristiction will be based on Code of Criminal Procedure. Rest two statements are correct.
This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module