Child Labour

Frequently Asked Questions about Child Labour

What is the role of the village committee court?

  • The secretary for children’s affairs can file the matter with the village executive court if the person against whom a report on abuse of children rights or refusal to provide basic needs has been made.
  • When the village committee court receives the report, it is required to listen to the complaint and it can give any relief allowed by the law.
  • If the case is against a parent, the committee can also order the parent to sign an agreement with the court agreeing to provide proper care for and guardianship of the child with any or all of the requirements of the child.
  • A person who is not satisfied with the decision of the village executive committee can appeal to the family and children court.

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