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Anti Superstition Act

Say no to superstition.

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Anti Superstition Act

  1. 1. TTiittllee MMaahhaarraasshhttrraa PPrreevveennttiioonn aanndd EErraaddiiccaattiioonn ooff HHuummaann SSaaccrriiffiiccee aanndd OOtthheerr IInnhhuummaann,, EEvviill aanndd AAgghhoorrii PPrraaccttiicceess aanndd BBllaacckk MMaaggiicc AAcctt,, 22001133..
  2. 2. OObbjjeecctt This Act came in force on 26th August, 2013. Object- To create social awakening and awareness and to combat and eradicate Human Sacrifice and Other Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic.
  3. 3. IImmppoorrttaanntt DDeeffiinniittiioonnss Human Sacrifice and Other Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic means commission of any act enlisted in Schedule. Propagate means issuance or publication of advertisement, literature, article or book relating to or about Human Sacrifice and Other Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic and includes any type of abetment
  4. 4. OOffffeenncceess Section 3 prescribes any act of commission, promotion, propagation and practice of Human Sacrifice and Other Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic to be an offence. Offence is non-bailable and cognizable Punishment- Minimum 6 months upto 7 yrs with fine minimum Rs.5,000/- upto Rs.50,000/-
  5. 5. JJuurriissddiiccttiioonn In Metropolitan Cities- Metropolitan Magistrate In Other Places- Judicial Magistrate First Class
  6. 6. VViiggiillaannccee OOffffiicceerr -State Government may appoint Vigilance Officer not below the rank of Inspector of police. -Such VO to detect, prevent, advice and assist Police in respect to offence punishable under this Act. -VO shall have right of search and seizure and collection of evidence.
  7. 7. PPuubblliiccaattiioonn ooff FFaacctt ooff CCoonnvviiccttiioonn AAcctt pprroovviiddeess ffoorr ppuubblliiccaattiioonn ooff tthhee nnaammee ooff tthhee AAccccuusseedd aalloonngg wwiitthh ddeettaaiillss ooff ooffffeennccee ccoommmmiitttteedd bbyy hhiimm..
  8. 8. FFoolllloowwiinngg aarree nnoott ooffffeennccee PPaarriikkrraammaa PPrraaddaakksshhiinnaa YYaattrraa BBhhaajjaann KKiirrttaann VVaarrii ooff VVaarrkkaarriieess MMiirraacclleess ooff ddeecceeaasseedd ssaaiinnttss PPrraarrtthhaannaa UUppaassaannaa PPiieerrcciinngg ooff NNoossee && EEaarrss ooff cchhiilldd'ss CCeelleebbrraattiioonn ooff FFeessttiivvaallss NNaawwaass VVaassttuusshhaassttrraa eettcc..
  9. 9. TTHHAANNKK YYOOUU PPrreesseenntteedd BByy :: MMaahheesshh SS..LLoonnee
  10. 10. TTHHAANNKK YYOOUU PPrreesseenntteedd BByy :: MMaahheesshh SS..LLoonnee

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