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On 4 April 2022, the Supreme Court ordered the district courts and government childcare authorities to complete the process of preparing Social Investigation Reports to ensure that property and the assets of children orphaned by the pandemic are protected

According to the indications of the Court, these children must be guaranteed legal assistance in order to manage the financial debt situations of their pre-death parents, such as mortgages, loans and other financial commitments that are still outstanding. According to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and the Court's amicus curiae, such cases are numerous, and the banks could have tried to recover their debts leaving these children without any means of subsistence, while these assets represent an important means of subsistence and income for children also in view of completing their studies.

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