Q. With reference to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) consider the following statements:
1.The Act defines child as any person below the age of twenty.
2.The law provides for relief and rehabilitation as soon as the complaint is made.
3.The Act provides for the establishment of Special Courts for the trial of offences under the Act.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect. The Act defines child as any person below the age of eighteen.

Statement 2 and 3 are correct. The law provides for relief and rehabilitation as soon as the complaint is made. The Act provides for the establishment of Special Courts for the trial of offences under the Act.

Source: ForumIAS