Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)

With reference to the Disturbed Area under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), consider the following statements:

  1. A disturbed area is one which is declared by notification under Section 3 of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act.
  2. The Central Government or the Governor of the State or administrator of the Union Territory can declare the whole or part of the State or Union Territory as a disturbed area.
  3. Once declared ‘disturbed’, the region is maintained as disturbed for a period of six months straight, according to The Disturbed Areas (Special Courts) Act, 1976.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are incorrect?

A
Only 1
B
2 and 3
C
Only 3
D
1 and 3
Submit