Section 16 in The Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005

Title: Annual and special reports of Commission

Description: (1) The Commission shall submit an annual report to the Central Government and to the State Government concerned and may at any time submit special reports on any matter which, in its opinion, is of such urgency or importance that it should not be deferred till submission of the annual report. (2) The Central Government and the State Government concerned, as the case maybe, shall cause the annual and special reports of the Commission to be laid before each House of Parliament or the State Legislature respectively, as the case may be, along with a memorandum of action taken or proposed to be taken on the recommendations of the Commission and the reasons for non-acceptance of the recommendations, if any, within a period of one year from the date of receipt of such report. (3) The annual report shall be prepared in such form, manner and contain such details as may be prescribed by the Central Government.

Title: Constitution of State Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Description: (1) A State Government may constitute a body to be known as the ..........(name of the State) Commission for Protection of Child Rights to exercise the powers conferred upon, and to perform the functions assigned to, a State Commission under this Chapter. (2) The State Commission shall consist of the following Members, namely:-- (a) a Chairperson who is a person of eminence and has done outstanding work for promoting the welfare of children; and (b) six Members, out of which at least two shall be women, from the following fields, to be appointed by the State Government from amongst persons of eminence, ability, integrity, standing and experience in,-- (i) education; (ii) child health, care, welfare or child development; (iii) juvenile justice or care of neglected or marginalized children or children with disabilities; (iv) elimination of child labour or children in distress; (v) child psychology or sociology; and (vi) laws relating to children. (3) The headquarter of the State Commission shall be at such place as the State Government may, by notification, specify.

Title: Appointment of Chairperson and other Members

Description: The State Government shall, by notification, appoint the Chairperson and other Members: Provided that the Chairperson shall be appointed on the recommendation of a three Member Selection Committee constituted by the State Government under the Chairmanship of the Minister in-charge of the Department dealing with children.

Title: Term of office and conditions of service of Chairperson and Members

Description: (1)The Chairperson and every Member shall hold office as such for a term of three years from the date on which he assumes office: Provided that no Chairperson or a Member shall hold the office for more than two terms: Provided further that no Chairperson or any other Member shall hold office as such after he has attained— (a) in the case of Chairperson, the age of sixty-five years; and (b) in the case of a Member, the age of sixty years. (2) The Chairperson or a Member may, by writing under his hand addressed to the State Government, resign his office at any time.

Title: Salary and allowances and Chairperson and Members

Description: The salaries and allowances payable to, and other terms and conditions of service of, the Chairperson and Members shall be such as may be prescribed by the State Government: Provided that neither the salary and allowances nor the other terms and conditions of service of the Chairperson or a Member, as the case may be, shall be varied to his disadvantage after his appointment.