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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It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint. 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.

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Provided that such presents are entered in list maintained in hare 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: Provided that such presents are entered in a list maintained in accordance with rules made under this Act; 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 projibition status of the person by whom, or on prohibtion behalf, such presents are given.

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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.

Notwithstanding anything contained in any law for the time being in force, a statement made by the person aggrieved by the offence shall not subject prohihition person to a prosecution under this Act. Burden of proof in certain cases: Where any person is prosecuted for taking or abetting the taking of any dowry under Doery. The State Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

Every list of presents referred to in sub-rule 1 or sub-rule 2 ,. Skip to main content Search. Short title, extent and commencement.

The Dowry Prohibition Act,

Penalty for giving or taking dowry. Penalty for demanding dowry.

If any person- offers, through any advertisement in any newspaper, periodical, journal or through any other media any share in his proibition or of any money or both as a share in any business 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.

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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. Agreement for giving or taking dowry to be void: Prohjbition agreement for the giving or taking of dowry shall be void.

Dowry to be for the benefit of the wife or heirs. Offences to be congnizable for certain purposes and to be bailable and non-compoundable. Power to make rules: Power of the State Government to make rules.

The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Short title and commencement. Rules in accordance with which lists of presents are to be maintained. Every list of projibition 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: