Offenses and Penalities

Following are the reasons under which an persons can be penalized

  • Penalty for child battering at school
  • Penalty for servant of municipality etc.for not doing certain things
  • Penalty for failure to keep record of attendance at school or about dropouts
  • Punishment for female foeticide
  • Punishment for female infanticid
  • Penalty for not equipping primary health centres with medicines or medical personnel
  • Penalties for cruelty to children
  • Employment of children for begging
  • Penalty for giving intoxicating liquor or narcotics drug or psychotropic substance to a child
  • Exploitation of child employees
  • Alternative Punishment
  • General provision for disobedience or orders
  • Enhanced penalty after previous conviction
  • Power to compound offences under the Code