‘Heinous Offence’ as per section 2(33) of Juvenile Justice [Care and Protection of children] Act, 2015, scope of…. [Shilpa Mittal V. State of NCT of Delhi & Anr.]

Judgment Date  09 Jan 2020SCD[2020]1-68 SC

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Section 2(33) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act,2015- Heinous offence- Supreme Court was called upon to decide as to whether an offence prescribing a maximum sentence of more that 7 years, but not providing any minimum sentence, or sentence of less than 7 years, can be considered to be ‘heinous offence’ within the meaning of section 2(33)

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