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    The Nari O Shishu Nirjatan (Bishesh Bidhan) Ain 1995

    The Nari O Shishu Nirjatan (Bishesh Bidhan) Ain 1995 provides that whoever causes death of any woman or child by any poisonous, combustible or corrosive substance shall be punished with death. Offence of grievous hurt caused by using the above substance resulting in permanent privation of the sight, disfiguration of head or face, privation of the hearing, permanent destruction of any member or joint of the body of a woman or child has been made punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment upto 14 years with a minimum of 7 years imprisonment. 
    Rape of any woman or child has been made punishable with imprisonment for life. If any woman or child dies as a result of raping, the offender would be punished with death. Causing death of a woman or child by gang rape is also punishable with death or imprisonment for life. Attempt to cause death or injury by raping a woman or child is also punishable with death or imprisonment for life. Illegal trafficking of women for the purpose of prostitution, illegal cohabitation or engaging in illegal or immoral work has been made punishable with imprisonment for life. Abduction or kidnapping of a woman for the purpose of engaging or using in prostitution, to compel her to marry against her will or to compel her to sexual intercourse by using force or coaxing or cajoling her is punishable with imprisonment for life or imprisonment for 10 years with a minimum of 7 years imprisonment. 
    Causing death of a woman for dowry is punishable with death. Causing grievous hurt to a woman for dowry is punishable with imprisonment for life or 14 years, which shall not be less than 5 years. Attempt to cause death of a woman for dowry is punishable with imprisonment for life. Illegal trafficking in children, custody or possession of children is punishable with death or imprisonment for life. Abduction or illegal confinement of a child is punishable with death or imprisonment for life.
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