Acid Attack [Victim Compensation Scheme]

 

Introduction
“Growing Challenge Before Women and Society”
“Legal Impact”
Victim Compensation Scheme



Name of State/UT

Name of Scheme

Year of Inception of the Scheme

Amount of Compensation

Time Frame of Compensation Fund Release

Others

Bihar

Bihar Victim Compensation Scheme

2011

- Loss of Life Rs. 1,00,000

- Injuries after an acid attack Rs. 25,000
- Loss of limb or injury causing severe mental agony to women and child victims Rs. 25,000
- Grievous Hurt as defined in section 320 of the IPC, 1860 Rs. 25,000

Within 2 months from the date of filing the complaint

Free immediate medical aid on recommendation of the Deputy Commissioner of District Legal Service Authority.

Goa

Goa Victim Compensation on Scheme

2012

- In case of death of the sole earning member of the family where children are minors and/or unemployed up to Rs. 2,00,000
- In case of death of non- earning member up to Rs 25,000/-
- Loss of any Limb or part of the body resulting in 80% disability including acid attack up to Rs. 50,000/-
- Loss of any Limb or any part of body resulting in 40% and below 80% disability including acid attack up to Rs. 25,000/-
- Loss of Limb or part of the body resulting in 40 % disability including acid attack up to Rs. 10,000/-
- In case of injury causing severe mental agony to women and children up to Rs 10,00,000/-

Within 2 months from the date of filing the complaint

Immediate medical benefits to be made available free of cost

Gujarat

Gujarat Victim Compensation Scheme

2013

- Loss of Life Rs. 1,50,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body resulting in 80 % or above handicap Rs. 1,00,000

- Loss of any limb or part of body resulting above 40% and below 80% handicap Rs. 50,000
- Permanent disfigurement of head or face by acid ( in case of acid attack on women) Rs. 1,00,000/-
- Assault on women disfiguring her face or any part of body by acid or any other weapon Rs. 50,000/-
- In case of injury causing severe mental agony to women and children Rs. 25,000/-
- Rehabilitation Rs. 50,000/-

Within two months

Immediate first- aid facility or medical benefits to be made available free of cost.

Haryana

Haryana Victim Compensation-on Scheme

2013

- Loss of life Rs. 1- 3 lakhs
- Loss of any limb or part of body (80%) including lo ss due to acid attack Rs. 50,000
to 2,00,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body (50%) including lo ss due to acid attack Rs. 25,000
to 1,00,000

Within Two Months

Immediate first- aid facility or medical benefits to be made available free of cost.

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh (Victim of Crime) Compensation Scheme

2012

- In case of death or disability equal to or more than 80% Rs. 1,00,000/-
- In case of acid attack Rs. 50,000/-
- In case of loss of limb etc. where the permanent disablement is equal to or more than 40% but less than 80% Rs. 50,000/-
- In case of grievous hurt Rs 25,000/-

Within 60 days

Immediate interim aid facility or medical benefit to be made available free of cost

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir Victim Compensation Scheme

2013

- Loss of Life Rs. 2,00,000
- Acid victims Rs. 2,00,000 to 3,00,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body resulting in 40 % and below 80% handicap Rs. 1,50,000
- Injury causing severe mental agony to women and children Rs. 1,00,000

Within two months

Immediate first aid facility or medical benefits to be made available free of cost or any other interim relief as it may deem fit.

Manipur

Manipur Victim Compensation-on Scheme

2011

- Loss of life Rs. 1,00,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body resulting in 80 % or above disability Rs. 50,000
- Acid Attack Rs. 50,000
- Rehabilitation Rs. 20,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body resulting in below 40% disability Rs. 10,000
- Loss or injury causing severe mental agony to women and child victims Rs. 10,000

Within 2 months

 

Meghalaya

Meghalaya Victim Compensation-on Scheme

2011

- Loss or injury causing severe mental agony to women and child victims Rs. 25,000

Within 2 months

Immediate interim aid facility or medical benefit to be made available free of cost

Punjab

See “Haryana Victim
Compensation-on Scheme”

2013

- Loss of life Rs. 1- 3 lakhs
- Loss of any limb or part of body (80%) including lo ss due to acid attack Rs. 50,000 to 2,00,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body (50%) including lo ss due to acid attack Rs. 25,000 to 1,00,000

Within Two Months

Immediate first- aid facility or medical benefits to be made available free of cost.

Sikkim

Sikkim Compensation to Victim or his Dependent Scheme

2011

- Physical disfigurement due to attack by acid or another weapon up to Rs. 3,00,000
- Ex- gratia for loss of life up to Rs. 2,00,000
- Loss of body function resulting in handicap Rs. 30,000 to 1,00,000

 

 

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Victim Compensation Scheme

2013

- Loss of life (due to acid attack) up to Rs. 3,00,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body ( more than 80%) up to Rs. 2,00,000
- Loss of any limb
or part of body (More than 50%) up to Rs. 1,00,000
- Loss or injury causing severe mental agony to women and children up to Rs. 1,00,000

Within two months

State or the District Legal Service Authority shall ward an interim relief of Rs. 3,00,000 to the acid attack victim under sub- section (6) of Section 357 (A) of the code, as the after-care and rehabilitation cost.

Tripura

Tripura Victim Compensation-on Scheme

2012

- Loss of life up to Rs. 1,00,000
- Loss of limb or other permanent disability up to Rs. 75,000

Within 2 months

Immediate first aid facility or medical treatment to be made available free of cost.

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Victim Compensation-on Scheme

 

- Acid Attack up to Rs. 3,00,000
- Severe trauma caused by physical
disability Rs. 1,00,000

 

 

West Bengal

West Bengal Victim Compensation-on Scheme

2012

- Loss of Life Rs. 2 Lakhs
- Loss of limb or any part of the body resulting in above 80 % handicap Rs. 50,000
- Loss of limb or any part of the body resulting in above 40 % and below 80 %
handicap Rs. 20,000

- Rehabilitation Rs. 20,000
- Loss of limb or any part of the body resulting in less than 40 % handicap Rs. 10,000
- Loss or injury to child victims Rs. 10,000

Within six moths

Immediate first aid facility or medical treatment to be made available free of cost.

Union Territory

Delhi NCT

Delhi Victim Compensation-on Scheme

2011

- Loss of life Rs. 3 to 5 lakhs
- Victims of Acid Attack Rs. 50,000 to 3,00,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body resulting in 80 % permanent
disability or above Rs. 2 to 3 lakhs.
- Loss of any limb or part of body resulting in above 40% and below 80% permanent disability Rs.
1,00,000 to 1,50,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body resulting in above 20% and below
40% permanent disability Rs. 60,000 to 1,00,000
- Loss of any limb or part of body resulting in below 20% permanent disability Rs. 50,000
- Rehabilitation Rs. 20,000

-75% of the compensation shall be put in a fixed deposit for a minimum period of 3 years and the remaining 25% shall be available for utilization and initial expenses by the victim. In the case of a minor, 80% of the amount of compensation-n so awarded, shall be deposited in the fixed deposit account and shall be drawn only on attainment of the age of majority, but not before three years of the deposit.

Immediate first- aid facility or medical benefits or any other interim relief, as deemed appropriate, to be made available free of cost.

 


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