The Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016 is an Act of the Parliament of India intended to enforce the Hague Hijacking Convention and the 2010 Beijing Protocol Supplementary to the Convention. The Act repeals and replaces The Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982.
What is Anti hijacking Act 1982?
An Act to give effect to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft and for matters connected therewith.
What is the punishment of hijacking under the Act?
Whoever commits the offense of hijacking shall be punished with imprisonment for life and shall also be liable to fine. Punishment for the offense of hijacking is imprisonment for life and is also liable to fine.