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A to Z of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

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TitleA to Z of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
ISBN9789356037250
EditionMarch, 2024
Pages628
AuthorsDr. Pramod Kumar Singh
PublisherCommercial Law Publishers

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Discover a comprehensive guide to the “Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005,” covering definitions, powers, procedures, and more. Gain insights into the act’s chapters and sections, including preliminary definitions, domestic violence, powers, and duties of protection officers, procedure for obtaining orders of reliefs, and miscellaneous provisions. This book offers in-depth discussions on protection orders, residence orders, monetary reliefs, custody orders, compensation orders, and jurisdiction. Authored with expertise, it delves into the duties of various stakeholders, such as protection officers, service providers, and government entities, ensuring a thorough understanding of the act’s implementation. With discounts available, this edition provides valuable insights into legal proceedings and relevant appendices, including the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, and extracts from the Indian Penal Code, 1973. Published by [Publisher Name], this authoritative resource is essential for legal professionals, activists, policymakers, and individuals seeking knowledge about women’s rights and legal protections against domestic violence. A to Z of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, ISBN-9789356037250, Mar-24 , Dr. Pramod Kumar Singh, 628 Pages, published by Commercial Law Publishers.

CONTENTSPages
CHAPTER I —PRELIMINARY1
2. Definitions15
CHAPTER II—DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
3. Definition of Domestic Violence59
CHAPTER III POWERS AND DUTIES OF PROTECTION OFFICERS,SERVICE PROVIDERS, ETC.
4. Information to Protection Officer and exclusion of liability of informant63
5. Duties of police officers, service providers and Magistrate. 65
6. Duties of shelter homes67
7. Duties of medical facilities68
8. Appointment of Protection Officers68
9. Duties and functions of Protection Officers71
10. Service providers.73
11. Duties of Government75
CHAPTER IV PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING ORDERS OF RELIEFS
12. Application to Magistrate78
13. Service of notice133
14. Counselling134
15. Assistance of welfare expert135
16. Proceedings to be held in camera136
17. Right to reside in a shared household136
18. Protection orders156
19. Residence orders. 169
20. Monetary reliefs185
21. Custody orders201
22. Compensation orders208
23. Power to grant interim and ex-parte orders211
24. Court to give copies of order free of cost232
25. Duration and alteration of orders232
26. Relief in other suits and legal proceedings234
27. Jurisdiction240
28. Procedure246
29. Appeal251
CHAPTER V—MISCELLANEOUS
30. Protection Officers and members of service providers to be public servants264
31. Penalty for breach of protection order by Respondent264
32. Cognizance and proof271
33. Penalty for not discharging duty by Protection Officer272
34. Cognizance of offence committed by Protection Officer275
35. Protection of action taken in good faith275
36. Act not in derogation of any other law275
37. Power of Central Government to make rules276
THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN FROM DOMESTICVIOLENCE RULES, 2006
WORDS AND PHRASES313
MODEL FORMS OF PLEADING AND DRAFTING UNDER
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT, 2005319
APPENDICES
APPENDIX-I THE MUSLIM WOMEN (PROTECTION OFRIGHTS ON MARRIAGE) ACT, 2019
CHAPTER I—PRELIMINARY325
CHAPTER II DECLARATION OF TALAQ TO BE VOID AND ILLEGAL325
CHAPTER III PROTECTION OF RIGHTS OF MARRIED MUSLIM WOMEN326
APPENDIX-II THE DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT, 1961327
APPENDIX-IIITHE HINDU MARRIAGE ACT, 1955CHAPTER I—PRELIMINARY344
CHAPTER II—HINDU MARRIAGES346
CHAPTER IIIRESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTSAND JUDICIAL SEPARATION348
CHAPTER IV—NULLITY OF MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE348
CHAPTER V—JURISDICTION AND PROCEDURE353
APPENDIX-IV THE DIVORCE ACT, 1869CHAPTER I —PRELIMINARY359
CHAPTER II —JURISDICTION360
CHAPTER III —DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE361
CHAPTER IV —NULLITY OF MARRIAGE364
CHAPTER V—JUDICIAL SEPARATION365
REVERSAL OF DECREE OF SEPARATION366
CHAPTER VI —PROTECTION ORDERS366
CHAPTER VII —RESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTS367
CHAPTER VIII —DAMAGES AND COSTS367
CHAPTER IX —ALIMONY367
CHAPTER X —SETTLEMENTS368
CHAPTER XI —CUSTODY OF CHILDREN368
CHAPTER XII —PROCEDURE369
CHAPTER XIII—RE-MARRIAGE371
CHAPTER XIV —MISCELLANEOUS371
APPENDIX-V THE DISSOLUTION OF MUSLIM MARRIAGESACT, 1939373
APPENDIX-VI THE MUSLIM WOMEN (PROTECTION OF RIGHTSON DIVORCE) ACT, 1986376
APPENDIX-VII THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN ATWORKPLACE (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION ANDREDRESSAL) ACT, 2013381
CHAPTER-I —PRELIMINARY419
CHAPTER-II —CONSTITUTION OF INTERNALCOMPLAINTS COMMITTEE422
CHAPTER-III —CONSTITUTION OF LOCALCOMPLAINTS COMMITTEE423
CHAPTER-IV —COMPLAINT425
CHAPTER-V —ENQUIRY INTO COMPLAINT426
CHAPTER-VI —DUTIES OF EMPLOYER429
CHAPTER-VII —DUTIES AND POWERS OF DISTRICT OFFICER430
CHAPTER-VIII —MISCELLANEOUS430
EXTRACT OF THE SUPREME JUDGMENT ON THE BASIS OFWHICH THE AFORESAID ACT WAS ENACTED434
APPENDIX VIII RELEVANT EXTRACTS FROM THE INDIAN PENAL CODE 304-B. DOWRY DEATH443
APPENDIX IX OF CRUELTY BY HUSBAND OR RELATIVES OF HUSBAND

498-A—Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty

491
APPENDIX X RELEVANT EXTRACTS FROM THE CODE OF CRIMINALPROCEDURE, 1973544
APPENDIX XI RELEVANT EXTRACTS FROM THE INDIANEVIDENCE ACT, 1872546

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