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The Children Act, 1974

( ACT NO. XXXIX OF 1974 )

Commitment of child to certified institute
52. Where a child is convicted of an offence punishable with death, transportation or imprisonment, the Court may, if it considers expedient so to deal with the child, order him to be committed to a certified institute for detention for a period
which shall be not less than two and not more than ten years, but not in any case extending beyond the time when the child will attain the age of eighteen years.

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