​Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act [UAPA] and its Relevance

The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) is an Indian law enacted to prevent unlawful activities and associations in India. Originally enacted in 1967, it has been amended several times to address evolving security challenges, with significant amendments in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2019.

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act


  • Prevention: To prevent unlawful activities and curb terrorist activities.
  • Control: To control and regulate activities that threaten the sovereignty and integrity of India.
  • Prosecution: To provide legal framework for prosecuting individuals and organizations involved in terrorism and unlawful activities.

Key Provisions & Definitions

  • Unlawful Activities: Actions intended to disrupt the sovereignty and territorial ....
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