Statutory provisions on reporting by media of the cases involving sexual offences | What Is News,The Indian Express
The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 has these guidelines on how to report such cases. The details of the Act are as below
Chapter V- Procedure for reporting of cases
Sec 23. Procedure for media-
Provided that for reasons to be recorded in writing, the Special Court, competent to try the case under the Act, may permit such disclosure, if in its opinion such disclosure is in the interest of the child.
Chapter XI- Of false evidence and offences against public justice
[228A. Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences etc.—