Crucial Bills And Amendments for IAS Prelims 2017: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the civil services (CS) preliminary examination on June 18 this year. It is one of the most esteemed and toughest exams in the country. With a success rate of 0.1- 0.3 percent of the total percentage of candidates who apply, it is really difficult to nail the examination.
This article covers some of the most important Bills and Amendments which will help you for your upcoming IAS Prelims Preparation.
Crucial Bills And Amendments for IAS Prelims 2017: Anti Trafficking Bill
Today, we will discuss the bill. Below mentioned is the explanation of the the next topic i.e Anti Trafficking Bill.
Anti Trafficking Bill
to prevent trafficking of persons and to provide protection and rehabilitation to the victims of trafficking and to create a legal, economic, and social environment against trafficking of persons and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto
- The Bill aims to prevent trafficking of persons and to provide protection and rehabilitation to the victims of trafficking and to create a legal, economic, and social environment against trafficking of persons .
- The Bill provides for speedy trial with a view to increase prosecution and to reduce the trauma faced by the victims, the proposed draft Bill provides for establishing Special Courts in each district and experienced Special Prosecutors.
- It provides for Protection Homes and Special Homes for short term and long term rehabilitation
- The proposed draft Bill aims to place dedicated institutional mechanisms at District, State and Central level. It also envisages a designated Agency for the investigation of offences.
- A District Anti Trafficking Committee will be created for exercising the powers and performing such functions and duties in relation to: Prevention, rescue, protection, medical care, psychological assistance, skill development,
- Need based rehabilitation of victims as may be prescribed.
- An Anti-Trafficking Fund will be created for the effective implementation of the proposed Act and for the welfare and rehabilitation of the victims.
- The Bill provides for mandatory reporting within 24 hours by a Police Officer or Public servants having custody of the victim (of trafficking) to the District Anti-Trafficking Committee.
- Recovery of back wages and other monetary losses of the victim of trafficking has also been proposed.
- A trafficker would be considered guilty until proven innocent
Here, we conclude our article on Crucial Bills And Amendments for IAS Prelims 2017. Stay tuned with us for the rest of the topic that we will discuss day by day.