Remember | Register | Forgot Password?
Bookmark This Page   RSS Feeds  Follow On Twitter

 

Search for Lawyers          
    



Please Wait ..


Discussion > Criminal Law > ossification test   Unanswered Threads Post New Topic

Pages : 1 2


There are 10 Replies to this message


Vishal Gupta


lawyer
[ Scorecard : 424]
Posted On 23 June 2009 at 21:35 Report Abuse

Can a judicial magistrate ask for ossfication test under juvenile justice act in order to ascertain the age of the accused inspite of the documentary proof?



Total thanks : 1 times


suresh kumar .P


advocate
[ Scorecard : 29]
Posted On 24 June 2009 at 05:49 Report Abuse

yes,  a magistrate can order for dental examination in order to determine the age of a boy/girl if no proof of age exists.



Total thanks : 1 times

Dr Pankaj Prajapati


Doctor
[ Scorecard : 28]
Posted On 07 July 2009 at 00:16 Report Abuse

yes, there are 3 things require for accurate age estimation 1. dental examination 2. physical examination 3. ossificaton test


PARTHA P BORBORA


advocate
[ Scorecard : 2420]
Posted On 07 July 2009 at 12:36 Report Abuse

if there exists an authantic birth certificate or a school certificate no magistrate can not order for ossification test.

Dr Pankaj Prajapati


Doctor
[ Scorecard : 28]
Posted On 07 July 2009 at 20:27 Report Abuse

i don't think it's true.. How can believe that birth certificate is authantic?

 

 


Dr Pankaj Prajapati


Doctor
[ Scorecard : 28]
Posted On 07 July 2009 at 20:29 Report Abuse

please go through "Modi".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


PARTHA P BORBORA


advocate
[ Scorecard : 2420]
Posted On 08 July 2009 at 15:12 Report Abuse

a birth certificate is treated as authentic document as it is issued by the Govt at the time of birth. moreover an ossification test is based on the opinion of a doctor, it is not 100% correct.

Dharmesh Manjeshwar


Advocate/Lawyer
[ Scorecard : 830]
Posted On 08 July 2009 at 15:49 Report Abuse

I do agree with Adv. Parthaprotim. A certificate issued by the Govt. authorities has more weight against personal opinions. opinions may differ from person to person.



Total thanks : 1 times

Rajan Salvi


Lawyer
[ Scorecard : 2305]
Posted On 16 February 2010 at 11:07 Report Abuse

Both, the Birth certificate and the expert opinion are open to scrutiny. There is nothing like one is superior to other. However evidence act leans in favour of the certificate.


Bidhan Dave


Advocate
[ Scorecard : 196]
Posted On 07 March 2010 at 21:36 Report Abuse

The Supreme Court & many High Court of states have ruled that report of ossification is the expert opinion & not conclusive. Ossification test can assess the age but there will be error of plus or minus 2 years.

 

The Certificate of Birth issued by the village or municipal authority is conclusive evidence of age. Expert evidence or the Ossification report can be considered only  If the authentic or conclusive evidence is not available.

 

School Leaving Certificate is also considered if the Birth Certificate is not available.




Previous Thread
Previous
Next Thread
Next

Related Threads


Post your reply for ossification test



Your are not logged in . Please login to post replies

Click here to login


Not a member yet ?? Click here to signup

Message







    

  • This is a public forum. Avoid posting content which you do not wish to disclose in public.
  • Use thank button to convey your appreciation.
  • Maintain professionalism while posting and replying to topics.
  • Try to add value with your each post.





Subscribe to the latest topics :


Forum Home | Forum Portal | Control Center | Who is Where | Popular Threads | Today's Topic | Recent Posts | Today's Posts | Post New Topic | Thread With Files | Top Threads - Month | Unreplied Topics | Forum Stats


web analytics