The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015
20. Child attained age of twenty-one years and yet to complete prescribed term of stay in place of safety.
1. When the child in conflict with the law attains the age of twenty-one years and is yet to complete the term of stay, the Children´s Court shall provide for a follow up by the probation officer or the District Child Protection Unit or a social worker or by itself, as required, to evaluate if such child has undergone reformative changes and if the child can be a contributing member of the society and for this purpose the progress records of the child under sub-section (4) of section 19, along with evaluation of relevant experts are to be taken into consideration.
2. After the completion of the procedure specified under sub-section (1), the Children’s Court may—
i. decide to release the child on such conditions as it deems fit which includes appointment of a monitoring authority for the remainder of the prescribed term of stay;
ii. decide that the child shall complete the remainder of his term in a jail:
Provided that each State Government shall maintain a list of monitoring authorities and monitoring procedures as may be prescribed.