How does this explainer help you?
This explainer examines the Indian law which prevents unlawful activities of individuals and associations, and deals with terrorist activities. The explainer looks at the various types of unlawful and terrorist activities, the powers of authorities to take action, and the various punishments for the same.
What are the laws being discussed?
The law discussed here is the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Rules, 1968. The explainer also makes references to the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008, and other criminal laws such as the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and the Indian Penal Code, 1860.