Offence against dignity of a natural person

causing an act to be done by a person either directly or through an automated information  system  or  automated  mechanism  or  self­executing,  adaptive  or autonomous device and whether having temporary or permanent impact; Hence will discuss all laws related to Electronic crimes including internet, phone, email, mobile phone and other electronic devices.

Offence against dignity of a natural person

Unread postby Admin » Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:12 am

Offence against dignity of a natural person

(1) Whoever intentionally and publicly exhibits or displays or transmits any information through any information system which he knows to be false and intimidates or harms the reputation or privacy of a natural person shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years or with fine which may extend to one million rupees or with both.
Provided that nothing under this sub section shall apply to anything aired by a broadcast media or distribution service licensed under the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Ordinance 2002.
(2) Any aggrieved person or his guardian where such person is a minor may apply to the Authority for removal destruction of or blocking access to such information referred to in sub section (1) and the Authority on receipt of such application shall forthwith pass such orders as deemed reasonable in the circumstances including an order for removal, destruction, preventing transmission of or blocking access to such information and the Authority may also direct any of its licensees secure such information including traffic data.
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