Activities of the new Juvenile Magistrate’s Court will begin today.
The Justice Ministry launched this new Court to take up cases on related to children. Hitherto this was handled at a building located in Bambalapitiya.
Minister Athauda Seneviratne said the new Children’s Magistrate’s Court is located in a new building of the Ministry. It cost 1.5 million rupees.
The Minister pointed out that the intension of the programme was to speedup hearings sans impediments. A Children’s Park has also come up in the premises.