MHA-UAPA - New anti-terror law under which individuals can be declared terrorists comes into effect
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
New Delhi, Aug 14 (PTI) The new anti-terror law under which individuals can be declared as terrorists and their properties seized has come into effect, the Home Ministry announced on Wednesday.
President Ram Nath Kovind had given assent to the legislation on August 8 after the Lok Sabha passed it on July 24 and the Rajya Sabha on August 2.
"In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 1 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention (Amendment) Act, 2019 (28 of 2019), the central gov ...