In a judgment pronounced on Friday, the Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta has issued a slew of directions aimed at the effective implementation of the Juvenile Justice Act (JJ Act) and other allied laws.
A PIL initiated by Sampurna Behura served to catalyse the Supreme Court into responding to what was observed to be virtual non-implementation or tardy implementation of laws beneficial to voiceless (and sometimes silenced) children.
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