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TNN | Nov 28, 2013, 06.25 AM IST
Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government issued a notification on Wednesday for the constitution of the Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (APSCPCR) to facilitate the implementation of provisions contained in the act aimed at protecting child rights and setting up children's courts. The commission will also conduct trials in cases involving violations of the rights of children and offenses against them.
The notification, a copy of which was released to the press, stated that the seven-member APSCPCR, headed by Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women (APSCW) chairperson Gumri Ringu, will be the members of the APSCW and that they will not be receiving any additional remuneration. The other members include Radhilu Chai, Dharmawati Mangmaw, Binny Yanga, Yapi Kulo, Meyo Taku and Yabin Zirdo.
"The power and functions of the APSCPCR will be governed by the provisions of the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005 (No. 4 of 2006), and conditions of service, except salary and other allowances, of the chairperson, vice chairperson and members of the commission will be regulated according to the government notification issued in December 2004," the notification said.
The term of office of the chairperson, vice chairperson and members of the commission will be co-terminus with that of the APSCW, or till the nomination of independent chairperson or members, whichever is earlier, the notice added.