(Expert) 11 January 2009
pls c the Section 1 of the Act.
if it is not extended to ur UT then u can not file a complaint under that act in ur UT.
(Expert) 12 January 2009
The Act's name is "The protection of women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005. It came into force w.e.f. 26th of October, 2006 through out the India except Jammu & Kashmir. You can file the case under this Act. For several reliefs, forms have been prescribed under the Rules. The applicant /aggrieved person under the Act must be a woman.
Sec. 1 (2) of the clearly says that the act shall be applicable to whole of India except the state of Jammu and Kashmir, it clearly means that if your territory comes under the territory of Union of India, then this Act shall definitely apply to your state. Further, it has been clearly stated in the Act itself that the provisions of Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 shall be applicable, if your U.T. follows Cr.P.C., then definitely the provisions of PWDV Act shall be applicable to your U.T.
(Expert) 03 April 2009
mr. manish and mr. prabhakar are absolutely right
(Expert) 05 April 2009
I do agree with the valuable opinions of the learned members. Thanks all of you.