Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 (Act number 28 of 1961) An Act to prohibit the giving or taking of dowry. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Twelfth Year of the Republic of India as follows:- Section 1. Short title, extent and commencement. Section 2. Definition of “dowry”. Section 3. PenaltyKEEP READING

Hindu Marriage Act

Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 An Act to amend and codify the law relating to marriage among Hindus. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Sixth Year of the Republic of India as follows- Preliminary 1. Short title and extent. 2. Application of Act. 3. Definitions. 4. Overriding effect of Act.KEEP READING

Maintenance under CrPC

According to section 125 of CrPC, a person having sufficient means is bound to maintain:-
I. His Wife (unable to maintain herself).
II. His legitimate or illegitimate minor child, whether married or not (unable to maintain himself/herself).
III. His legitimate or illegitimate child (not a married daughter) who has attained majority, if the child is physically or mentally abnormal or having any injury by which he/she is unable to maintain himself/herself.
IV. His father or mother (unable to maintain himself/herself)KEEP READING

Important Case Laws on Dowry Death - Section 304B, IPC

The demand for dowry can be seen almost everywhere. Though Bharat is developing and we already have entered into a modern society, the practise of dowry demand is still prevailing. The provision related to dowry death is given under section 304B of the Indian Penal Code.

In this article, you are going to read the case laws that are related to dowry death. Along with that, the recent judgements related to dowry death are also covered.KEEP READING