(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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THE DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT 1961
Power to make rules: Provided further that where such presents are made by or on behalf of the bride or any person related prkhibition 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.
But where the demand for property or valuable security has no connection with the consideration for the marriage, it will not amount lrohibition a demand for dowry; Arjun Dhondiba Kamble v. Section 3 re-numbered as sub-section 1 thereof by Act 63 ofsec. It should not bear a mere connection with marriage; Madan Lal v.
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 dowy such steps as he thinks fit for the seizure and sealing of such advertisement or article without affecting the integrity, utility or saleable value thereof.
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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. 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: Amar Nath, 2 Rec Cr. Offences to be cognizable for certain purposes and to be 2 [non-bailable] and non-compoundable.
Section -5 Agreement for giving or taking dowry to be void Any agreement for the giving or taking of dowry shall be void. Skip to main content Search.
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. Penalty for demanding dowry.
So, where the husband had demanded a sum of Rs. Sub-section 2 renumbered as sub-section 3 thereof by Act 63 ofsec.
the Dowry Prohibition Act,
Section -7 Cognizance of of fences. State of Andhra Pradesh, Cri. 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.
Penalty for giving or taking dowry. 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. State of Maharashtra, Cr LJ Dowry to be for the benefit of the wife or her ddowry. 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.
Short title, extent and commencement. I search every possible book stall but do not found it. Burden of proof in certain cases. Provided that the Court may, for adequate and special reasons to be prohibitin in the judgment, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than six months.
The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
Held that the demand of TV, refrigerator, gas connection, cash of Rs. Explanation Prohibktion omitted by Act 63 ofsec. Any agreement for the giving or taking of dowry shall be void.
Sub-section 2 renumbered as sub-section 3 thereof by Act 63 ofsec. 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. Section -7 Cognizance of of fences Dwry anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure,5 of Orilal Jaiswal, Cri.