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Family Law News


Domestic Violence Act

   14 December 2013 at 12:50

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data a total number of 12036, 9873 and 4567 cases have been filed under the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act, 2005 in the year 2010, 2011 and 2012. The number of cases filed under the ..

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Smt. Krishna Tirath to Address Consultation on the Maternity Benefit Act 1961

   01 July 2013 at 13:23

Smt. Krishna Tirath, Minister for Women and Child Development will preside over a day long consultation on the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 tomorrow at Vigyan Bhavan. While Smt. Tirath will deliver the Inaugural Address Shri Sisram Ola, Minister, Lab ..

Posted in Family Law |   1811 Views


Dowry Prohibition ACT, 1961

   16 March 2013 at 12:51

The Ministry of Women and Child Development regularly organises consultations with representatives of the State Governments, police, Legal Services Authorities and others to review the implementation of women related legislation including the Dowr ..

Posted in Family Law  12 comments |   6739 Views


The Consumer Protection Act is being Reviewed to make it more Effective

   15 March 2013 at 10:22

Consumer Redressel Machinery will be Further Strengthen – Prof. K.V. Thomas The Government gives very higher priority to consumer protection and it is taking all steps to further strengthen consumer redressel fora. The Consumer Protection ..

Posted in Family Law  6 comments |   2330 Views


Change in Rent Control ACT

   15 March 2013 at 10:21

Land’ and ‘Çolonisation’ are State subjects and the issue of Rent Control falls within the relm of State functions. Rent control reforms were a part of optional reforms under JNNURM. The Ministry of Housing & Urban Pov ..

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Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill, 2013 Passed by Parliament

   28 February 2013 at 11:24

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill, 2012 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 26th February 2013. Lok Sabha has passed it in September 2012. Sexual Harassment at workplace is a violation of women ..

Posted in Family Law  11 comments |   6509 Views


Scheme for Effective Implementation of PWDV Act

   27 February 2013 at 15:07

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA) requires the appointment of Protection Officers, registration of Service providers and notification of shelter homes and medical facilities. As per the information provided by the St ..

Posted in Family Law |   1657 Views


Incentives for Inter-Caste Marriage

   18 December 2012 at 11:52

Central assistance is provided to the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations, under this Ministry`s Centrally Sponsored Scheme of implementation of the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 and the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled ..

Posted in Family Law  8 comments |   3844 Views


Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

   08 September 2012 at 12:54

A total of 19 States and UTs have formulated Dowry Prohibition Rules, under the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, compatible with model rules circulated by Government of India. These States and UTs are as below- S.No. ..

Posted in Family Law  6 comments |   4227 Views


The Anand Marriage (Amendment) Act, 2012 Published in the Gazzette of India

   12 June 2012 at 11:06

The Anand Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2012 after having received the assent of the President on 7th June, 2012, has been published as corresponding Act in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-1, dated the 8th June, 2012 as Act No. ..

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