Report No. 226
In Jamaica the offences against Persons Act (OAPA) provides for a life imprisonment for causing grievous bodily harm. There is no specific law dealing with acid attack even though Jamaica is said to have the largest number of absolute acid attack victims. The relevant sections of the OAPA read as follows-
Offences Against the Persons Act
Penalty for Murder: Death or life imprisonment, not being less than 15 years.