POTA


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AcronymDefinition
POTAPrevention of Terrorism Act, 2002 (India)
POTAPennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
POTAPortrait of the Assassin (band)
POTAPlanet of the Apes (movie)
POTAPlaza of the Americas (Dallas, Texas)
POTAPeace Officer Training Academy (Ohio Attorney General)
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The company sold a controlling stake in POTA, a provider of container services transport, in 2007 to a consortium headed by industry leaders including Chris Corrigan, who serves as chairman of Qube's Investment Advisory Committee.
Most of the Hindus accused were able to secure bail, while Muslims remained in jail, because they were charged under POTA (Prevention of Terrorism Act), under whose provisions bail can be easily denied.
Despite the well-documented rampant abuses under TADA, a mere seven years after its expiration, the Indian government enacted the more stringent POTA in March 2002.
In November 2004, the Parliament repealed the POTA and amended the 1967 Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act to include the POTA's salient elements such as criminalization of terrorist financing.
Paul Digney said of the tender process that POTA was determined from the outset to offer Legend a fully integrated package that demonstrated the core competencies of creativity and innovation in the delivery of supply chain management solutions.
He maintained that the Kashmiris would never forgive those who had enforced draconian laws including PSA, AFSPA and POTA to suppress pro-freedom leaders and activists in the territory.
Earlier, a special POTA Court had convicted 12 people, including Asgar Ali and awarded life imprisonment to nine of them.
THE name Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya spells terror for the police at Banda Division Jail, where the strongman was lodged under POTA in 2002- 03.
The Constitution provides enough loopholes for the government to pass acts such as TADA, ASFPA, and POTA, which we all know were abused time and time again.
Expressing their opposition to Muslims being taken into custody and jailed, "in the name of anti-terrorism laws" such as POTA (Prevention of Terrorism Act) and TADA (Terrorism and Disruptive Activities Prevention Act), they have firmly demanded "protection of (Muslims) human right.
We know how many models were destroyed, how Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) was there, how POTA was approved by the Supreme Court, we knew it.
Patil said: "It is not possible to have a law like POTA on the statute book.