GUWAHATI, May 4 - The Gauhati High Court, in association with the Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights & State Child Protection Society (Social Welfare Department) of the Government of Assam, supported by UNICEF, will organise a two-day conclave on the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act, 2015 with special focus on children in conflict with law at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Khanapara, here on May 7 and 8, an official release stated.
The conclave will mainly focus on different aspects of children in conflict with law under the juvenile justice system of India. It will seek to disseminate the study on pendency of cases in JJBs of Assam and finalise the recommendations, along with update on the functioning of CWCs and JJBs under the Gauhati High Court. The conclave will also share experience on psycho-social support interventions with children in conflict with law and highlight the new facets of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.
During the two-day deliberation, judges of the Gauhati High Court will be present and chair the technical sessions. Justice Madan B Lokur of Supreme Court of India, New Delhi, will be the chief guest.