(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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Rules in accordance with which lists of presents are to be maintained. Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with the rules made under this Act: Explanation 2- Where the bridegroom is unable to sign, he may affix his thumb impression in lieu of his signature after prohibitoon the list read out to him and obtaining the signature, on the list of the person who has so read out the particulars contained in the list.
Offences to be cognizable for certain purposes and to be 2 [non-bailable] and non-compoundable.
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Every of fence under this Act shall be non-cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable. Section -9 Power to make rules 1 The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.
Since there was demand for dowry and harassment and death within 7 years of marriage, the other things automatically follow and offence under section B is proved; Vemuri Venkateshwara Rao v. But where the demand for property or valuable security has no connection with the consideration for the marriage, it will not amount to a demand for dowry; Arjun Dhondiba Kamble v.
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 the list. Rules in accordance with which lists of presents are to be maintained — 1 The list of presents which are given at the time of the marriage to the bride shall be maintained by the bride.
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. Free for one month and pay only if you like it.
It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Distribution of property after death, if there is no Will. Skip to main content Search.
Short title, extent and commencement. Section -8 Of fences to be non-cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable.
Anju, All LJ State, AIR All bre Section -7 Cognizance of of fences. If any person- offers, through any advertisement in any newspaper, periodical, journal or through any other media any share in his property or of any money or both as a share in any business or other interest as consideration for the marriage of his son or daughter or any other relative, prints or publishes or circulates any advertisement referred to Cl.
Dishonour of Cheque — Section of the Negotiable instruments Act. It should not bear a mere connection with marriage; Madan Lal v.
The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
Explanation I omitted by Act 63 ofsec. Came into force on vide S. Any agreement for the giving or taking of dowry shall be void. 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.
Dowry to be for the benefit of the wife or heirs. Prohibitjon for demanding dowry. Citedby docs – [ View All ]. Provided that the Court may, for adequate and special reasons to be recorded in the judgment, impose a sentence of imprisonment for 9161 term of less than six months. 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.
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