ISLAMABAD - National Assembly Standing Committee on Social Welfare and Special Education has stressed the need of implementing the juvenile justice system in the country so that institutional mechanism could be established for dispensation of justice to the juvenile offenders. The committee also decided to invite Provincial Ministers for Social Welfare and Registrars of Provincial High Courts in its next meeting to discuss the matter. The decision was made in the committee meeting held here on Tuesday under the chairpersonship of Rubina Saadat Qaimkhani. The committee was informed that the juvenile justice system was promulgated in year 2000 aimed at providing a unified system to be implemented by the provincial governments, which deals with establishment of special Borstal Institution/remand homes and provision of legal assistance to the juvenile delinquents and their rehabilitation on state expense. Due to financial constraints provinces had not yet established the required number of Borstal Institutions and separate courts and appointed probation officers. Whereas limited health, education, counselling, recreational facilities and vocational training were being provided by provincial governments with the help of civil society organisations. Managing Director, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal briefed the committee regarding fake medical assistance claims submitted to the Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal by the employees of Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi. He further informed that all persons involved in the said case had been arrested and were being proceeded against under the law. Later the committee was briefed about the Special Education Institutions in Islamabad and other provinces. Sanaia Nishtar speaking on the occasion urged the government to establish more special education centres as at present only 80 centres under the Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education are operational. The committee directed the Ministry for establishment of such institutions in the remote areas of the country. It was also suggested by a member that a social protection policy should be formulated and a policy for children Child Visions 2015 to be formulated to address the problems being faced by the children of the country. The committee constituted a sub-committee under the convenership of Akram Masih Gill, MNA to discuss and formulate guidelines for the Ministry on child related issues. The committee directed the ministry to provide legal assistance to the family of late Shazia who died in Lahore due to domestic violence.