Hello Guys! here we have uploaded the Dowry Prohibition Act 1961 PDF to help you to know about the dowry system. In this Act, “dowry” means any property or valuable security given or agreed to be given either directly or indirectly. In this post, we have provided all details related to dowry. It shall come into force on such date’ as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. Below we have provided Dowry Prohibition Act 1961 PDF download link.
Dowry Prohibition Act 1961 PDF
In this Act, “dowry” means any property or valuable security given or agreed to be given either directly or indirectly-
(a) by one party to a marriage to the other party to the marriage; or
(b) by the parents of either party to a marriage or by a other person, to either party to the marriage or to any other person;
at or before or after the marriage us consideration for the marriage of the said parties, but does not include dower or mahr in the case of persons to whom the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) applies.
Omitted by Act 63 of 1984, sec 2(b) (w.e.f 2-10-1985)
The expression “valuable security” has the same meaning as in section 30 of the Indian Penal Code. (45 of 1860.)
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