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Sec 67A, Information Technology Act 2000: Punishment

Information Technology Act 2000

Chapter XI (Offences)

Section 67A (Punishment for publishing or transmitting of material containing sexually explicit act, etc., in electronic form)

❝Whoever publishes or transmits or causes to be published or transmitted in the electronic form any material which contains sexually explicit act or conduct shall be punished on first conviction with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years and with fine which may extend to ten lakh rupees and in the event of second or subsequent conviction with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years and also with fine which may extend to ten lakh rupees.❞



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Notes:

Section 67A of the Act was newly inserted by the Information Technology (Amendment) Act 2008 w.e.f. 27 Oct 2009.

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