Indian Bare Acts

THE COMMISSIONS FOR PROTECTION OF CHILD RIGHTS ACT, 2005

Title : THE COMMISSIONS FOR PROTECTION OF CHILD RIGHTS ACT, 2005

Year : 2005



For the purpose of providing speedy trial of offences against children or of violation of child rights, the State Government may, with the concurrence of the Chief Justice of the High Court, by notification, specify at least a court in the State or specify, for each district, a Court of Session to be a Children's Court to try the said offences:

Provided that nothing in this section shall apply if-

(a) A Court of Session is already specified as a special court; or

(b) A special court is already constituted, for such offences under any other law for the time being in force.



For every Children's Court, the State Government shall, by notification, specify a Public Prosecutor or appoint an advocate who has been in practice as an advocate for not less than seven years, as a Special Public Prosecutor for the purpose of conducting cases in that Court.

Last updated on August, 2016

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