Consider the following statements about Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015:

  1. The act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
  2. It envisages State Governments, to constitute for every district, one or more Juvenile Justice Boards.
  3. 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?

Answer: [A] Only 1 & 2

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