Section 14 POCSO Act, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012: Punishment for using child for pornographic purposes.

Section 14 POCSO Act, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012: Punishment for using child for pornographic purposes.

Punishment for using child for pornographic purposes. – (1) Whoever uses a child or children for pornographic purposes shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than five years and shall also be liable to fine, and in the event of second or subsequent conviction with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than seven years and also be liable to fine.
(2) Whoever using a child or children for pornographic purposes under sub-section (1), commits an offence referred to in section 3 or section 5 or section 7 or section 9 by directly participating in such pornographic acts, shall be punished for the said offences also under section 4, section 6, section 8 and section 10, respectively, in addition to the punishment provided in sub-section (1).]

 

 

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