Section 27 POCSO Act (The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012): Medical examination of a child.

Section 27 POCSO Act (The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012): Medical examination of a child.

Medical examination of a child. – (1) The medical examination of a child in respect of whom any offence has been committed under this Act, shall notwithstanding that a First Information Report or complaint has not been registered for the offences under this Act, be conducted in accordance with section 164A of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
(2) In case the victim is a girl child, the medical examination shall be conducted by a woman doctor.
(3) The medical examination shall be conducted in the presence of the parent of the child or any other person in whom the child reposes trust or confidence.
(4) Where, in case the parent of the child or other person referred to in sub-section (3) cannot be present, for any reason, during the medical examination of the child, the medical examination shall be conducted in the presence of a woman nominated by the head of the medical institution.

 

 

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