Apex Court Directed State Governments & UT To Act Against NGOs Over An Illegal Adoption


New Delhi:- The Supreme Court has directed State Governments and Union Territories to act against NGOs which are indulging in illegal adoption. However, this judgment has passed after the National Council for the Protection of Child Rights, submitted a report of certain unscrupulous organizations and individuals are indulging in illegal adoptions and are publishing public advertisements seeking funds.

While concern about the issue the top court has mentioned that No adoption of affected children should be permitted contrary to the provisions of the JJ Act, 2015. Stringent action shall be taken by the State Governments/UT.

Priti Singh


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