Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday directed
the government of Pudhucherry to notify the rule pertaining to
child labour preferably within three months.
Chief Justice M Y Eqbal and Justice T S Sivagnanam of the
first bench, disposing of a writ petition, said taking into
consideration, the seriousness of the matter, it was issuing a
direction to the respondent to notify the rule `as
expeditiously as possible, preferably within three months from
Petioner P Joseph Victor Raj, state convenor of Campaign
against Child Labour - Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, had sought
a direction to the government to finalise and notify the rules
for effective implementation of the Right of Children to Free
and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.