DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT 1961 BARE ACT PDF

(1) This Act may be called the Dowry Prohibition Act, —In this Act, “dowry ” means any property or valuable security given or agreed to be given either. The Dowry Prohibition Act, – Family laws at , a website for Indian Laws and bareacts, legal advice and law documents in. Amendments to the. DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT, I. Introduction. The issue relating to the deep rooted evil of dowry was taken up in the. CONVENTION.

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Sir,would you give interview tips for dowry prohibition cum protection officer exam? Section 3 re-numbered as sub-section 1 thereof by Act 63 ofsec. Section -7 Cognizance of of fences Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure,5 of It is a word of indefinite import and is perhaps not always used in exactly the same sense; Darshan Sct v. It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Explanation 2- Where the bridegroom is unable to sign, he may affix his thumb impression in lieu of his signature after having the list read out to him and obtaining the signature, on the list of the person who aact so read ac the particulars contained in the list.

The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Section -2 Definition of “dowry” In this Act, “dowry” means any property or valuable security given or agreed to be given either directly or indirectly- a By one party to a marriage to the other party to the marriage; or b By the parents of either party to a marriage or by a other person, to either party wct the marriage or to any other person; at or before or after the marriage us consideration for the marriage of the said parties, but does not include dower or mar in the case of persons to whom the Muslim Personal Law Shari at applies.

Dowry to be for the benefit of the wife or her heirs.

The State Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

Manner of seizing and sealing advertisements or articles in certain cases: Section -4 Penalty for demanding dowry. Orilal Jaiswal, Cri.

Section -7 Cognizance of of fences. Notwithstanding anything contained in any law for the time being wct force, a statement made by the person aggrieved by the offence shall not subject such person to a prosecution under this Act. Free for one month and pay only if you like it. Provided that no court shall take cognizance of any of fence under this section except with the previous sanction of the State Government or of such officer as at State Government may, by general or special order, specify in this behalf.

Baljeet Kaur And Ors. For the removal of doubts, it is hereby declare that any presents made at the time of a marriage to either party to the marriage in the form of cash, ornaments, clothes or other articles, shall not be deemed to be dowry within the meaning of this section, unless they are made as consideration for the marriage of the said parties. Explanation 1- Where the bride is unable to sign, she may affix her thumb impression in lieu of her signature after having the list read out to her and obtaining the signature, on the list, of the person who has so read out the particulars contained in prohibtion list.

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Power of the State Government acg make rules. State of Andhra Pradesh, Cri.

Explanation I omitted by Act 63 ofsec. Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with the rules made under this Act. Learn how your comment data is processed.

It should not bear a mere connection with cat Madan Lal v. Provided that the Court may, for a adequate and special reasons to be recorded in he judgment, impose a sentence of imprisonment of a term of less than 4 five years. Agreement for giving or taking dowry to be void: State, AIR All Offences to be congnizable for certain purposes and to be bailable and non-compoundable. Section -4 Penalty for demanding dowry If any person, after the commencement of this Act, demands, directly or indirectly, FROM the parents or guardian of a bride or bridegroom, as the case may be, any dowry, he shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, or with both: Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with rules made under this Act; Provided further that where such presents are made by or on behalf of the bride or any person related to the bride, such presents are of a customary nature and the value thereof is not excessive having regard to the financial status of the person by whom, or on whose behalf, such presents are given.

Section -6 Dowry to be for the benefit of the wife or her heirs 1 Where any dowry 19961 received by any person other than the woman in connection with whose marriage it is given, that person shall transfer it to the woman- a If the dowry was received before marriage, within one year after the date of marriage; or b If the dowry was received at the time of or after the marriage, within one year after the date of its receipt; or c Prohibittion the dowry was received when the woman was a minor, within one year after she has attained the age of eighteen years and prohibitino such transfer, shall hold it in trust for the benefit of the woman.

Provided that the Court may, for adequate and special reasons to be mentioned in the judgment, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than six months. In the absence of any specific allegations of cruelty against the petitioners there is no offence under section A.

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Rules in accordance with which lists of presents are to be maintained. Held that the demand of TV, refrigerator, gas connection, cash of Rs. The expression “valuable security” has the same meaning as in section 30 of the Indian Penal Code.

If any person, after the commencement of this Act, gives or takes or abets the giving or taking of dowry, he shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, or with both.

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Section -8 Of fences to be non-cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable. Prohibbition agreement for the giving or taking of dowry shall be void. So, where the husband had demanded a sum of Rs. As the applicants are not relatives of the husband rather they are co-villagers consequently summoning them for offence under section A of Indian Penal Code amounts to abuse of process of court; Dukhi Ram v. Came into force on vide S. Penalty for giving or taking dowry. Power to make rules: Explanation I omitted by Act 63 ofsec.

Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty- Whoever, being the husband or the relatives of the 1916 of a woman, subject such woman to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to fine.

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Anju, All LJ But where the demand for property or valuable security has no connection with baee consideration for the marriage, it will not amount to a demand for dowry; Arjun Dhondiba Kamble v. Sub-section 2 renumbered as sub-section 3 thereof by Act 63 ofsec.

Burden of proof in certain cases. Power to make rules.

As soon as the order of removal of the temple or structure is executed, the State Government or the Collector or the District Magistrate, or as the case may bxre, the officer as directed by the State Government by order under rule 3, shall prepare an inventory of all the material and other property obtained after removal of such temple or structure specifying in it the place where it is lodged or kept, and shall forward the intimation thereof to the Special court for declaration of forfeiture of the said material or property to the State under Sec.