Provision

Whoever habitually imports, exports, removes, buys, sells traffics or deals in slaves, shall be punished with [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

Habitual dealing in slaves has been made a punishable offence under this section. The section states that whoever habitually imports, exports, removes, buys, traffics or deals in slaves, shall be punished with imprisonment for life or with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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