Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012
Chapter III: Using Child for Pornographic Purposes and Punishment Therefor
13. Use of child for pornographic purposes.-
Whoever, uses a child in any form of media (including programme or advertisement telecast by television channels or internet or any other electronic form or printed form, whether or not such programme or advertisement is intended for personal use or for distribution), for the purposes of sexual gratification, which includes-
a. representation of the sexual organs of a child;
b. usage of a child engaged in real or simulated sexual acts (with or without penetration);
c. the indecent or obscene representation of a child, shall be guilty of the offence of using a child for pornographic purposes.
Explanation.- For the purposes of this section, the expression "use a child" shall include involving a child through any medium like print, electronic, computer or any other technology for preparation, production, offering, transmitting, publishing, facilitation and distribution of the pornographic material.