Provision

Whoever buys, hires or otherwise obtains possession of any [person under the age of eighteen years with intent that such person shall at any age be employed or used for the purpose of prostitution or illicit intercourse with any person or for any unlawful and immoral purpose, or knowing it to be likely that such person will at any age be] employed or used for any such purpose, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.


Simply put

This section is complementary to the preceding section and penalises buying, hiring or otherwise obtaining possession of a minor for the purpose of prostitution etc. It says that whoever buys, hires or otherwise obtains possession of any person under the age of eighteen years with the intention that such person at any age be either employed or used for the purpose of either prostitution or for illicit intercourse with any person or for any unlawful and immoral purpose, or with the knowledge that it is likely that such person at any age will be so employed or used, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine.



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