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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Manner of seizure of articles: Power of State Government to make rules. Agreement for giving or taking dowry to be void: Section 3 re-numbered as sub-section 1 thereof by Act 63 ofsec.

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prohihition Penalty for demanding dowry. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 9 of the Dowry Prohibition Act, 28 ofthe Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely: Provided that the Court may, for adequate and special reasons to be recorded in the judgment, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than five years.

Provided that the Court may, for a adequate and special reasons to be recorded in he judgment, porhibition a sentence of imprisonment of a term of less than 4 five years. This web site is designed for general information only. The expression “valuable security” has the same meaning as in section 30 of the Indian Penal Code.

The demand of T. 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. Anju, All LJ Provided that the Court may, for a adequate and special reasons to be mentioned in the judgment, prohibitikn a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than odwry months. State of Andhra Pradesh, Cri.

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THE DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT 1961

Shankar Rao, 2 Crimes 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.

Every of fence under this Act shall be non-cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable. Held that the demand prohibtion TV, refrigerator, gas connection, cash of Rs. Section -8 Of fences to be non-cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable.

State of Uttar Pradesh, Cri.

projibition Provided that the Court may, for adequate and special reasons to be recorded in the judgment, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than six months. If a girl married two past years, husband n his family persisting always the bride family to bear every month Rs. State of Maharashtra, Cr LJ Section -3 Penalty for giving or taking dowry. Every list of presents referred to in sub-rule 1 or sub-rule 2 ,.

Section -3 Penalty for giving or taking dowry 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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The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with the rules made under this Act: Section dowy Of fences to be non-cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable Every of fence under this Act shall be non-cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable. Dowry to be for the benefit of the wife or heirs.

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Rules in accordance actt which lists of presents are to be maintained. Where any person is prosecuted for taking or abetting the taking of any dowry under Sec. Notwithstanding anything contained in rules 3 and 4, where the authorized officer is of the opinion that it is not possible to seize and seal any advertisement or article in the manner prescribed in rules 3 and 4 due to the size or the nature of such advertisement or article, he may take such dorwy as he thinks fit for the seizure and sealing of such advertisement or article without affecting the integrity, utility or saleable value thereof.

Explanation I omitted by Act 63 ofsec.

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 the State Government may, by general or special order, specify in this behalf. Dowry to cowry for the benefit of the wife or her heirs. Came into force on vide S.

Power to make rules. Any agreement for the giving or taking of dowry shall be void. Learn how your comment data is processed. Name and address of the person from whom the advertisement s or article s are seized. Power to make rules: