Section 23 in The Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005

Title: Annual and special reports of State Commission

Description: (1) The State Commission shall submit an annual report to the State Government 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 State Government shall cause all the reports referred to in sub-section (1) to be laid before each House of State Legislature, where it consists of two Houses, or where such Legislature consists of one House, before that House along with a memorandum explaining the action taken or proposed to be taken on the recommendations relating to the State and the reasons for the non-acceptance, if any, of any of such recommendations. (3) The annual report shall be prepared in such form, manner and contain such details as may be prescribed by the State Government.

Title: Application of certain provisions relating to National Commission for Protection of Child Rights to State Commissions

Description: The provisions of sections 7, 8, 9, 10,sub-section (1) of section 13 and sections 14 and 15 shall apply to a State Commission and shall have effect, subject to the following modifications, namely:-- (a) references to "Commission" shall be construed as references to "State Commission"; (b) references to "Central Government" shall be construed as references to "State Government"; and (c) references to "Member-Secretary" shall be construed as references to "Secretary".

Title: Children’s Courts

Description: For the purpose of providing speedy trial of offences against children or of violation of child rights, the State Government may, with the concurrence of the Chief Justice of the High Court, by notification, specify at least a court in the State or specify, for each district, a Court of Session to be a Children's Court to try the said offences: Provided that nothing in this section shall apply if— (a) a Court of Session is already specified as a special court; or (b) a special court is already constituted, for such offences under any other law for the time being in force.

Title: Special Public Prosecutor

Description: For every Children's Court, the State Government shall, by notification, specify a Public Prosecutor or appoint an advocate who has been in practice as an advocate for not less than seven years, as a Special Public Prosecutor for the purpose of conducting cases in that Court.

Title: Grants by Central Government

Description: (1) The Central Government shall, after due appropriation made by Parliament by law in this behalf, pay to the Commission by way of grants such sums of money as the Central Government may think fit for being utilised for the purposes of this Act. (2) The Commission may spend such sums of money as it thinks fit for performing the functions under this Act, and such sums shall be treated as expenditure payable out of the grants referred to in sub-section (1).