Observation Home & Special Homes
Observation Homes are meant for the temporary reception of any juvenile in conflict with law during the pendency of any inquiry against him / her.Only children in conflict with law brought under the purview of the Indian Penal Code and other legislations are produced before the Juvenile Justice Board constitued as per the section 4 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and Amendemnt Act 2006. The apprehended children are normally detained under probahation up to 4 months in these Observation Homes.
16 Observation Homes have been sanctioned and are functioning. 12 Observation Homes have own Building. At the end of March 2013, 62 boys were in these Observation Homes.
List of Observation Homes
Children who are convicted under section 15 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and Amendment Act, 2006, are admitted to Special Homes for long term rehabilitation. Four Special Homes are set up, two for boys one each attached to Observation Home, Bangalore Urban District and Belgaum and two for Girls, one each attached to Observation Home Davanagere and Bangalore Rural.
‘ECHO’ a voluntary organization has been recognized by the Government as Fit Institution to run Special Home in Bangalore Urban District. At the end of March 2013, 9 Children were there in the Special Home.
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