Provision

Whoever imports into [India] from any country outside India [or from the State of Jammu and Kashmir] any girl under the age of twenty-one years with intent that she may be, or knowing it to be likely that she will be, forced or seduced to illicit intercourse with another person, shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.]


Simply Put

This section punishes importing a girl under twenty one years of age from a foreign country or from the State of Jammu and Kashmir with certain intention or knowledge. It says that whoever imports into India from any country outside India or from the State of Jammu and Kashmir any girl under twenty-one years of age with the intention that she may be either forced or seduced to illicit intercourse with another person or with the knowledge that it is likely that she will be either forced or seduced to illicit intercourse with another person, shall be punishable with imprisonment extending up to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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