The CJ, Mr. Justice Mohammad of  HCM said that  juvenile is the future of the country

Shillong, May 25: A One day Conference entitled “The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act” organized by the Meghalaya State Judicial Academy was held today at Conference Hall, High Court of Meghalaya, Shillong.

Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir, Chief Justice, High Court of Meghalaya, and Patron-in- Chief, Meghalaya State Judicial Academy graced the occasion as the Chief Guest in the present of Hon’ble Mr. Justice H. S. Thangkhiew, Judge, High Court of Meghalaya and Judge in Charge, Meghalaya State Judicial Academy, Smti B. Mawrie, Register General, High Court of Meghalaya, Smti M. B. Challam, Director, Meghalaya State Judicial Academy, Smti M. Kharkongor, Chairperson, State Commission for Protection of Child Rights among others.

In his inaugural address, Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir said today juvenile is the future of the country if we are able to shape the child right from the beginning they can contribute to the growth of society.

A child is brought up in the society and social contact around him is bound to affect his behavior, added the Chief Justice, he urged all the stakeholders, parents and society as a whole to be more vigilance to monitor feelings and behaviors of the child.

The Conference saw the attendance of the Members Juvenile Justice Board, Police Officers, Doctors, Judicial Officers, District Child Protection Officers, Counselors observation home and other stakeholders.

The Resource Persons for the conference are Smti M. Kharkongor, Chairperson, State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Miguel Queah, Executive Director, Utsah, Shri Surendra Kumar, IGP, CID Assam Police and Bandarisha Kharlukhi, JMFC.

The daylong conference deliberated on the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 which includes Genesis and evolution of Juvenile Justice System in India, Juvenile Justice Act of 2015 and General Principles under UNCRC and Fundamental Principles under Section 3, Juvenile Justice Act, Role of Police in Juvenile Justice, A comparative study between the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.

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