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Law Relating to Dowry Prohibition, Cruelty and Harassment

Law Relating to Dowry Prohibition, Cruelty and Harassment

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  • Author(s): P.K. Majumdar, R.P. Kataria
  • Brand: Orient Publishing Company
  • Edition: 3 Ed Rp 2019
  • ISBN 10 8187197412
  • ISBN 13 978818719741602
  • Approx. Pages 1536 + contents
  • Format Hardbound
  • Approx. Product Size 24 x 18 cms
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days
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Description
The most exhaustive commentary on The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
Also contains Case-Law on The protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 &
The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Rules, 2006 alongwith Central & State Rules
Contents
Division I - On Dowry

1.    The Dowry
2.    Review of Implementation of "Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
3.    Dowry Death and the Law
4.    Dowry Death and Punishment
5.    Dowry Death : Violation of Right to Life
6.    Social Engineering Through Anti-Dowry Laws
7.    Dowry Death and Criminal Law
Division II - The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
1.    Short title, extent and commencement
2.    Definition of Dowry
3.    Penalty for giving or taking dowry
4.    Penalty for demanding dowry
4A.  Ban on Advertisement
5.    Agreement for giving or taking dowry to be void
6.    Dowry to be for the benefit of the wife or her heirs
7.    Cognizance of offence
8.    Offence to be cognizable for certain purposes and to be non-bailable and non-compoundable
8A.  Burden of proof in certain cases
8B.  Dowry Prohibition Officers
9.    Power to make rules
10.  Power of State Government to make rules
Division III - Dowry Death, Cruelty And Harassment
1.    General
2.    Strangulation, Drowning and Throttling
3.    Death by Poison
4.    Dying Declaration in Suicidal Homicide and Dowry Death Cases
5.    Witnesses
6.    First Information Report
7.    Investigation
8.    Expert and Medical Opinion
9.    Recording of Confessions and Statements
10.  Evidence in Inquiries and Trials
11.  Presumption as to Dowry Death
12.  Dowry Death
13.  Abetment of Suicide
14.  Presumption as to Abetment of Suicide by Married Woman
15.  Power to Examine the Accused
16.  Circumstantial Evidence and Dowry Homicidal or Suicidal Death
17.  Cruelty, Harassment by Husband or Relatives
18.  Entrustment of Dowry Articles (Stridhan) - By Husband and in-Laws
19.  Remand
20.  Procedure to be followed when there is a Complaint Case and Police
       Investigation in Respect of the same Offence
21.  Murder - Eye-witness Account Corroborative of Medical Report
       and Post-Mortem Report
22.  Framing of Charge
Division IV - Central And State Dowry Prohibition Rules
1.   The Dowry Prohibition (Maintenance of Lists of Presents to the
        Brideand Bridegroom) Rules, 1985
2.    The Dowry Prohibition (Chandigarh) Rules, 1999
3.    The Chhattisgarh Dowry Prohibition Rules, 2004
4.    The Delhi Dowry Prohibition Rules, 2000
5.    The Gujarat Dowry Prohibition Rules, 2003
6.    The Goa (Extension of the Dowry Prohibition) Act, 1990
7.    The Haryana Dowry Prohibition Rules, 2003
8.    The Dowry Prohibition (Karnataka) Rules, 2004
9.    The Kerala Dowry Prohibition Rules, 2004
10.    The Madhya Pradesh Dowry Prohibition Rules, 2004
11.    The Orissa Dowry Prohibition Rules, 2000
12.    The Punjab Dowry Prohibition Rules, 1999
13.    The Rajasthan Dowry Prohibition Rules, 1999
14.    The Tamil Nadu Dowry Prohibition Rules, 2004
15.    The Tripura Dowry Prohibition Rules, 2003
16.   The National Commission for Women Recommendations and Suggestions
         on Amendments to the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
Division V - Appendices
Appendix
I - The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
II - The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Rules, 2006
Subject Index
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