Section 38 POCSO Act, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012: Assistance of an interpreter or expert while recording evidence of child.

Section 38 POCSO Act, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012: Assistance of an interpreter or expert while recording evidence of child.

Assistance of an interpreter or expert while recording evidence of child. – (1) Wherever necessary, the Court may take the assistance of a translator or interpreter having such qualifications, experience and on payment of such fees as may be prescribed, while recording the evidence of the child.
(2) If a child has a mental or physical disability, the Special Court may take the assistance of a special educator or any person familiar with the manner of communication of the child or an expert in that field, having such qualifications, experience and on payment of such fees as may be prescribed to record the evidence of the child.

 

 

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