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MCPCR Role under JJ Act 2015

Section 109 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 provides for the Monitoring of Implementation of JJ Act as follows:

  • The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights constituted under section 3, or as the case may be, the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights constituted under section 17 (herewith referred to as the National Commission or the State Commission, as the case may be), of the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005, in addition to the functions assigned to them under the said Act, also monitor the implementation of the provisions of this Act, in such manner, as may be prescribed.
  • The National Commission or, as the case may be, the State Commission, shall, while inquiring into any matter relating to any offence under this Act, have the same powers as are vested in the National Commission or the State Commission under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005.
  • The National Commission or, as the case may be, the State Commission, shall also include its activities under this section, in the annual report referred to in section 16 of the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005.