Section 5 in The Central Laws (Extension to Arunachal Pradesh) Act, 1993

Title: Power to remove difficulties

Description: (1) If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of any Act now extended to the State of Arunachal Pradesh, the Central Government may, by order notified in the Official Gazette, make such provisions or give such directions as appear to it necessary for the removal of the difficulty. (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, any such notified order may,-- (a) specify the corresponding authorities within the meaning of section 4; (b) provide for the transfer of any matter pending immediately before the commencement of this Act before any court, tribunal or other authority, to any corresponding court, tribunal or other authority for disposal: Provided that no such order shall be made after the expiry of two years from the date of commencement of this Act. (3) Every order made under this section shall be laid before each House of Parliament.

Title: Short title, extent and application

Description: (1) This Act may be called the SAARC Convention (Suppression of Terrorism) Act, 1993. (2) It extends to the whole of India and, subject to the provisions of section 6, it applies also to any offence under this Act committed outside India by any person.

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "Convention" means the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Convention on Suppression of Terrorism signed at Kathmandu on the 4th day of November, 1987 as set out in the Schedule; (b) "Convention country" means a country in which the Convention is for the time being in force

Title: Application of the Convention

Description: Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law, the provisions of Articles I to VIII of the Convention shall have the force of law in India.

Title: Hostage-taking

Description: (1) Whoever, by force or threat of force or by any other form of intimation, seizes or detains any person and threatens to kill or injure that person with intent to cause a Convention country to do or abstain from doing any act as the means of avoiding the execution of such threat, commits the offence of hostage-taking. (2) Whoever commits the offence of hostage-taking shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.