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1023 Fast Track Special Courts will be Set Up

Central Government under the scheme ‘National Mission for Safety of Women(NMSW)’ will be setting up 1023 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) for fast and time-bound completion of the trial relating to sexual offences, for more stringent provisions the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018 was also enacted. In all concerned State Governments/ Union Territories Administrations, the ..

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Law Ministry to set up fast track courts after data on POCSO from HCs

The data from the High Courts across the country say that more than 96% of 1,66,882 rape trials registered under POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act) are pending. After receiving the data, law ministry has drawn comprehensive plans to fast track disposal of pending rape cases within a year. The plan is to ..

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Government to set up Fast Track Court for Rape, POCSO cases

In a written reply to Lok Sabha on Friday, 6th December 2019, the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani informed that the Department of Justice under the Ministry of Law and Justice of Government of India as formulated a scheme on the lines of other centrally sponsored schemes on setting up ..

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Government approves 3 new proposals under Nirbhaya Fund

Union Government has approved three proposals under Nirbhaya Fund including setting up of 1023 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs). Decision in this regard was taken by Empowered Committee of Officers under Nirbhaya Fund, under Chairmanship of Secretary, Women and Child Development Ministry. Apart from these three proposals, in-principle approval to proposal of Union Ministry of ..

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