Commission For Protection Of Child Rights Act

The Haryana state commission for protection of child rights has been assigned wide role and responsibilities under according to section 13 of the Act Commission for protection of child rights act 2005.

1. Examine and review the safeguards provided by or under any law for the time being in force for the protection of child rights and recommend measure s for their effective implementation.

2. Present to the State Government, annually and at such other intervals, as the Commission may deem fit, reports upon the working of those safeguards.

3. Inquire into violation of child rights and recommend initiation of proceedings in such cases.

4. Examine all factors that inhibit the enjoyment of rights of children affected by terrorism, communal violence, riots, natural disaster, domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, trafficking, maltreatment, torture and exploitation, pornography and prostitution and recommend appropriate remedial measures.

5. Look into the matters relating to children in need of special care and protection including children in distress, marginalized and disadvantaged children, children in conflict children with law, juveniles, children without family and children of prisoners and recommend appropriate remedial measures

6. Study treaties and other international instruments and undertake periodical review of existing policies, programmes and other activities on child rights and make recommendations for their effective implementation in the best interest of children

7. Undertake and promote research in the field of child rights

8. Spread child rights literacy among various sections of the society and promote awareness of the safeguards available for protection of these rights through publications, the media, seminars and other available means.

9. Inspect or cause to be inspected any juvenile custodial home, or any other place or residence or institution meant for children, under the control of the State Government or any State Government or any other authority, including any institution run by a social organization; where children are detained or lodged for the purpose of treatment, reformation or protection and take up with these authorities for remedial action, if found necessary.

10. Inquire into complaints and take suo moto notice of matters relation to:

i) Deprivation and violation of child rights

ii) Non-implementation of laws providing for protection and development of children

iii) Non-compliance of policy decisions, guidelines or instructions aim at mitigating hardships to and ensuring welfare of the children and to provide relief to any children, or to take up the issues arising out of such matters with appropriate authorities

11. Such other functions as it may consider necessary for the promotion of child rights and any other matter incidental to the above functions.

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