Govt asked to explain delay in formation of panel for child rights


Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has sought rationalization from the federal government within the coming Senate consultation for a delay in issuance of a notification for the formation of the National Commission at the Rights of Child even if the parliament has already enacted a law for cover of child rights and supplied for formation of the commission for the purpose.In the wake of an unfortunate incident of the rape and murder of younger girl in Kasur a few experiences urged that no suitable regulation for kids was once available.

The Senate had taken a understand of every other Kasur incident in 2015 during which a minimum of 280 children had been filmed being sexually abused and their oldsters blackmailed over the footage with the Senate chairman referring the problem to the committee on human rights to propose the suitable regulation to curb the crime. The committee in consultation with the government positioned forward a Criminal Regulation (Amendment) Invoice which after the passage through both houses of parliament and approval via the president became an Act of Parliament on March 22 2016. Within the light of this new sections 292 A 292 B and 292 C 328 A 369 A 377 A and 377 B have been integrated into the Pakistan Panel Code 1860 making child pornography and publicity to seduction a punishable crime.






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