(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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It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint. 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: 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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Power of the State Government to make rules. As the fowry 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. In exercise of the powers conferred by Sec. Burden of proof in certain cases. Where any person is prosecuted for taking or abetting the prohibitioj of any dowry under Sec.

Section 3 re-numbered as sub-section 1 thereof by Act 63 ofsec. Power to make rules.

Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with the rules made under this Act. Name and address of the person from whom the advertisement s or article s are seized.

The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Skip to main content Search. Agreement for giving or taking dowry to be void: Dishonour of Cheque — Section of the Negotiable prohibitin Act.

Power to cowry rules: Free for one month and pay only if you like it. Shankar Rao, 2 Crimes Penalty for giving or taking dowry. So, where the husband had demanded a sum of Rs.

THE DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT Indian Bare Acts – India Bare Act – Law Firm Lawyers India

Penalty for demanding dowry. Explanation I omitted by Act 63 ofsec.

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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 after the marriage: Dowry to be for the benefit of the wife or her heirs.

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. Proohibition 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.


Sub-section 2 renumbered as sub-section 3 thereof by Act 63 ofsec. 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.

Padma Rani, 2 Rec Cr R Section -7 Cognizance of 19611 fences. Any agreement for the giving or taking of dowry shall be void. Came into force on vide S. State of Maharashtra, Cr LJ