The UAPA applies to anyone who commits a UAPA crime in India or outside India1. It applies to Indian citizens irrespective of where the crime is committed and also includes people in Government service, and people on ships and aircrafts registered in India.
Types of persons
Apart from individuals, the UAPA also applies to2:
- Organisations and associations of persons
- Any agency, office or branch owned or controlled by the above.
- Section 1, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
- Section 2(ec), Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.