(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: 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 be, 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 acy material or property to the State under Sec.

THE DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT 1961

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. Provided that the Court dowr, 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.

Explanation I omitted by Act 63 ofsec. The State Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

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Short title, extent and commencement. 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, axt in this behalf. Offences to be cognizable for certain purposes and to be 2 [non-bailable] and non-compoundable.

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In the absence of any specific allegations of cruelty against the petitioners there is no offence under section A. Power of State Government to make rules. It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint. Dowry to be for the benefit of the wife or heirs. If any person- offers, prohibiiton 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 acr 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.

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. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. If it is not possible to mark any such advertisement or article, the marking may be done on the packaging or in any other manner which the authorised officer thinks proper.

Agreement for giving or taking dowry to be void: Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with the rules made under this Act. Manner of seizing and sealing advertisements or articles in certain cases: Section -8 Of fences to be non-cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable Every of fence under this Act shall be non-cognizable, bailable and non-compoundable.

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Short title and commencement.

Power of the State Government to make rules. Section -3 Penalty for giving or taking dowry.

This web site is designed for general information only. If a girl married two past years, husband n his family persisting always the bride family to bear every month Rs. State of Andhra Pradesh, Cri.

The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Penalty for giving or taking dowry. 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.

Find a Lawyer Name. 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. Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with the rules made under this Act: Power to make rules: State of Punjab, 1 DMC 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 after the marriage: 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.

Short title and commencement: Short title, extent and commencement. So, where the husband had demanded a sum of Rs. Held that the demand of TV, refrigerator, gas connection, cash of Rs. Penalty for demanding dowry.