Criminal Justice Act, 1993

Amendment of Punishment of Incest Act, 1908.

12.—Section 1 (incest by males) of the Punishment of Incest Act, 1908 , is hereby amended by the substitution for “liable, at the discretion of the court, to be kept in penal servitude for any term not less than three years, and not exceeding seven years, or to be imprisoned for any time not exceeding two years with or without hard labour” of “liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 20 years”.