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‘Acid attacks: SC directs Centre to convene meeting of states’

Version of the following article appeared on articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com website on February 6, 2013 by Dhananjay Mahapatra

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has ordered Union home secretary to convene a meeting of all the chief secretaries of states and UTs in 6 weeks to discuss framing of appropriate laws to protect victims of acid attacks.

The apex court said the states must also create funds to compensate the acid attack victim if the offender is not able to pay.’

Posted on February 12th 2013 by Office in ASTI news

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