Prisoners granted bail will no longer have to wait for a physical copy of the order to reach jails for their release. Various courts have slammed the earlier system whereby a prisoner had to wait for the bail order sent by post to reach prison authorities.
The petitioners moved to the Supreme court by instant writ petitions seek to highlight unchallenged rulings from the Juvenile Justice Board where they have been declared Juveniles with a clear age limit of 18 years, yet no steps have been taken to release them forthwith.
The petitioners moved Supreme Court by virtue of the instant writ petitions seeks to highlight unchallenged rulings from Juvenile Justice Board wherein the petitioners have been declared Juveniles with clear findings that they were all below the age limit of 18 years.
Meghalaya HC recently ruled that the JJB in the state should strictly adhere to the statutory provision of Section 12 of the JJ Act, 2015 while considering the issue of grant or refusal of bail for a CCL and to approach any case where a juvenile is involved with care and sensitivity.