The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015
42. Penalty for non-registration of child care institutions.
Any person, or persons, in-charge of an institution housing children in need of care and protection and children in conflict with law, who fails to comply with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 41, shall be punished with imprisonment which may extend to one year or a fine of not less than one lakh rupees or both:
Provided that every thirty days delay in applying for registration shall be considered as a separate offence.