CUK holds awareness programme on juvenile laws

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Srinagar: The Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Tuesday organised a one-day awareness programme on Juvenile Laws in J&K, at Abdul Ahad Azad Memorial Government Degree College, Bemina.
The event was organised by Legal Aid Clinic for Juveniles in Srinagar-LAC (J), School of Legal Studies (SLS), the statement said.
Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi, chairman selection-cum-oversight committee under the J&K Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection) Act, 2013 delivered a lecture on the occasion.
Sheikh Showkat Hussain, Head and Dean, SLS highlighted the “flaws” in the Juvenile Justice System in J&K and explained how the juvenile laws assume significance in view of the conflict situations.
Masoodi enlightened the audience with the historical, philosophical and conceptual development of the juvenile justice system. He briefed about various steps taken towards the implementation of the juvenile justice system in J&K alongwith highlighting the need for such infrastructure.