ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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WOMEN- A Global Assembly Line

 offence was committed. Offences connected with Scheduled offences arc also triable by the Special Court. Committal proceedings in Magistrates courts are dispensed with. The Special Court acts on complaints or police reports straightaway. Offences punishable with a term not exceeding three years can be tried in a summary way. All proceedings are mandatorily to be held in camera. The Court is not given any discretion in this regard. Only if the Public Prosecutor so applies can proceedings be held in open Court.

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