Right to Privacy includes right to deny information on criminal prosecution faced as a child, Allahabad HC

Aditi Singh April 24 2019
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The Allahabad High Court has recently held that the Right to Privacy would include a person's right to deny information with respect to any criminal prosecution faced by him as a child under the Juvenile Justice Act.

Consequently, the Court further held that the existence of a past criminal prosecution faced by a person as a child is not a valid criterion to judge his suitability for employment.

Persons between 16-18 years of age who are prosecuted for heinous crimes may . . .

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