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Yes, if your uncle has sexually abused you, then he can be held liable under the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO). This law protects children who live in a shared household with people who are related through:
- blood relationships; or
- marriage (or in the nature of marriage); or
- adoption; or
- family members living as a joint family.
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