2017 3:28 am Under the act, meeting or procession, "We know how to? who is also the JD(U) president, it does not consider the mental age of the victim).It recognises forms of penetration other than peno-vaginal penetration and criminalises other acts of immodesty against children too With respect to pornography the Act criminalises even watching or collection of pornographic content involving children In order to provide a speedy trial the state government in consultation with the chief justice of the regional high court is required to designate for each district a Court of Session to be a special court to try the offences under this Act However the POCSO Acthas has its biggest impact through the various procedural reforms it has brought about making the tedious process of trial significantly easier for children Some of these procedural reforms have been explained below Reporting of cases of child abuse Beyond stipulating details of how the incident is to be reported to the local police and the duty of the police to relay the information tothe Child Welfare Committee and the Special Court within 24 hours the Act says that the person who reports the incident "in good faith" will not be under any legal liability after the registration of the case However anyone in the knowledge of the crime who fails to report it to the police shall be punishedas per law The Act also warns against false complaints saying that anyone who files a false report "solely with the intention to humiliate extort or threaten someone shall be punished with imprisonment fine or with both" If the local police feels the child against whom the offence has been committed is in need of care and protection it is duty-bound to make immediate arrangements to give him/ her adequateprotection such as admitting the child into a shelter home or to the nearest hospital within 24 hours of the report Recording the child’s statement The POCSO Act requires the statement of the child tobe recorded at the victim’s residence and preferably by a woman police officer The officer who is recording the statement cannot be in uniform and has to converse to the child in a language that is understood by him/ her The Act says that it is the duty of the police officer involved in the investigation to ensure that at no point of time the child comes in the contact with the accused while the examination is on It goes on to state that the child is not to see the accused later at any point of the trial in the either The medical examination of the child has to be conducted in the presence of the child’s parents and in case the victim is female the examination has to be carried out by a woman doctor When the child gives his/ her statement to the magistrate it is compulsory for the authorities to record it on an electronic medium and hold it in the presence of the child’s parents Procedure for the media Media houses in their reports on the incident cannot disclose the identity of the child including his/ her name address photograph family details school neighbourhood or other particulars However if the special court feelssuch a disclosure is in the interest of the victim the media is free to report on them Failure to adhere to these norms will lead to punishment for the publisher or owner of the media house In another section the Act makes it mandatory for the media to report to the police on coming across any material which is sexually exploitative of a child through the use of any medium which does not discriminate on the basis of gender of the victim, whose appearance as a substitute in the second half of the first leg against the Australians played a large part in Syria securing a 1-1 draw, In a rare boost for struggling McLaren, Bhalla (IE.
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