What Kerala High Court held on custody restoration of children to Non-Biological Parents under Juvenile Justice ActApril 7 2019
The Kerala High Court recently clarified that even non-biological, non-adoptive parents are entitled to restoration of custody of children under the Juvenile Justice Act (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 (JJ Act) if the same is in the best interests of the child.
A Bench of Justices K Harilal and Annie John of Kerala High Court cited Section 40 of the JJ Act to pass a ruling to this effect last month. Section 40 empowers the Child Welfare Committee to restore the . . .
This content is restricted to subscribers
With a premium account you get:
- One year of unrestrcited access to previous interviews, columns and articles
- One year access to all archival material
- Access to all Bar & Bench reports