(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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Amar Nath, 2 Rec Cr. Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with the rules made under this Act: In the absence of any specific allegations of cruelty against the petitioners there is no offence under section A. Presumption as to dowry death- When the question is whether a person has committed by dowry death of a woman and it is shown that soon before her death such woman had been subjected by such person to cruelty or harassment for, or in connection with, any demand for dowry, the court shall presume that such person had caused the dowry death.

Sub-section 2 prohibitiln as sub-section 3 thereof by Act 63 of cat, sec. State of Maharashtra, Cr LJ It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint. So, where the husband had demanded a sum of Rs. See also Shanti v. Agreement for giving or taking dowry to be void: Explanation I omitted by Act 63 ofsec.

Thereby proving that an offence of demanding dowry under section 4 had been committed; Bhoora Singh v. The demand of T. Held that the demand of TV, refrigerator, gas connection, cash of Rs. Where any person is prosecuted for taking or abetting the taking of any dowry under Sec. 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.


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Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with the rules made under this Act. 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.


Section -7 Cognizance of of fences. Sir,would you give interview tips for dowry prohibition cum protection officer exam? Section -5 Agreement for giving or taking dowry to be void Any agreement for the giving or taking of dowry shall be void.

Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with the rules made under this Act. Penalty for giving or taking proohibition.

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. If a girl married two past years, husband n his family persisting always the bride family to bear every month Rs. Provided that such presents are entered in list cat in accordance with rule made under this Act; presents which are given at the time of marriage to the bridegroom without any demand having been made in that behalf: Baljeet Kaur And Ors.

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Every list of presents referred to in sub-rule 1 or sub-rule 2 ,- shall be prepared at the time of the marriage or as soon as possible zct the marriage: The expression “valuable security” has the same meaning as in section 30 of the Indian Penal Code. It is a word of indefinite import and is perhaps not always used in exactly the same sense; Darshan Singh v.


Section -7 Cognizance of of fences Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure,5 of Section -4 Penalty for demanding dowry. Skip to main content Search. Manner of seizing and sealing advertisements or articles in certain cases: Name and address of the person from whom the advertisement s or article s are seized.

The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Explanation 2- Where the bridegroom is unable to sign, he may affix his thumb impression in lieu of his proyibition after having 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. Penalty for giving or taking dowry. State of Andhra Pradesh, Cri. Rules in accordance with which lists of presents are to be maintained: 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.

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