Juvenile Justice Monitoring Committee

In view of the Chief Justices Conference-2006, held from March 9 to March 10, 2006 and by order dated 27.02.2008 of Hon'ble the Chief Justice, Patna High Court, a Juvenile Justice Monitoring Committee was constituted to monitor the implementation of the provisions of the Juvenile Justice Act,2000 (erstwhile and the new law of 2015) in their true spirit and to act as a supervisory Committee over all the stakeholders to facilitate the effective implementation of Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

Juvenile Justice Secretariat

In light of the judgment of Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of Re: Exploitation of Children in Orphanages in the State of Tamil Nadu vs. Union of India and Ors. dated 05.05.2017 and with the co-operation of Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of Bihar, a Secretariat to assist the Juvenile Justice Monitoring Committee, was established on 31.01.2017. The secretariat assist the Monitoring Committee in its supervision over the statutory bodies established under the J.J.Act,2015 like - Juvenile Justice Boards, Child Welfare Committees, Special Juvenile Police Units etc. It assists the Monitoring Committee by updating the data regarding the J.J.Boards, POCSO Courts and other statutory bodies under the Act. It further acts as a key linkage between the functionaries under the Act and the Monitoring Committee. Further, the

Secretariat co-ordinates with the State Government in order to ensure the prompt and effective implementation of the J.J.Act, 2015.

The Secretariat comprises of the following:
(i) Additional Registrar (In the Rank Additional District - Judge) - 01
(ii) Research Officer (Civil Judge - Senior Division) - 01
(iii) Section Officer - 01
(iv) Assistant - 02
(v) Steno-cum-Typist (Computer literate) - 01
(vi) Data Entry Operator - 01
(vii) Peon - 02
The office of the Juvenile Justice Secretariat was formally inaugurated by Hon'ble the Chief Justice on 10th December, 2018.