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Acid Attack

This explainer discusses the legal provisions relating to the rights of acid attack survivors and obligations of the state government towards survivors. It primarily deals with the law laid out in the Indian Penal Code, 1860, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973  and Scheme for Relief and Rehabilitation of Offences (by Acids) on Women and Children, 2009.