Indian Divorce Law

Short title, commencement of the Act. - This Act may be called the Indian Divorce Act, and shall come into operation on the first day of April, 1869.

2. Extent of Act.

This Act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Extent of power to grant relief generally, and to make decrees of dissolution, or of nullity- Nothing hereinafter contained shall authorise any court to grant any relief under this Act ex...

India Divorce Law

2. Extent of Act. - This Act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Extent of power to grant relief generally, and to make decrees of dissolution, or of nullity- Nothing hereinafter contained shall authorise any court to grant any relief under this Act except where the petitioner 6[or respondent professes the Christian religion, or to make decrees of dissolution of marriage except where the parties to the marriage are domiciled in India...

Special Marriage Act

 

Introduction to the Special Marriage Act

Chapter I Preliminary

1. Short title, extent and commencement
[Act No. 43 of 1954]1
[9th October, 1954]
An Act to provide a special form marriage in certain cases, for the registration of such and certain other marriages and for divorce.
Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-
—&mda...

The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

 

 

Introduction to the Hindu Marriage Act
1. Short title and extent.-

ACT NO. 25 OF 1955 1* [18th May, 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:-

(1) This Act may be called the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.

(2) It extend...

The Family Courts Act, 1984

 


Introduction to the Family Courts Act

1. Short title, extent and commencement.

14th September 1984]

An Act to provide for the establishment of Family Court with a view to promote conciliation in, and secure speedy settlement of disputes relating to marriage and, family affairs and for matters connected therewith.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Thirty-fifty year of the Repub...

THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL) ACT, 2013


 
THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL) ACT, 2013
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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
SECTIONS
1. Short title, extent and commencement.
2. Definitions.
3. Prevention of sexual harassment.

CHAPTER II
CONSTITUTION OF INTERNAL COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE
4. ...

THE PATENTS ACT, 1970

THE PATENTS ACT, 1970

(39 of 1970)

[19th September, 1970]

An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to patents. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Twenty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows:—

CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY

1. Short title, extent and commencement.—

(1) This Act may be called the Patents Act, 1970.

(2) It extends to the whole of India.

(3) It shall come into for...

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

                                         The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

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Indian Constitution

In 1949, Indian constitution was adopted by our constitution assembly with 395 Articles and 22 Parts. The assembly was chaired by Dr. Rajendra Prasad and by G V Mavlankar when it meets as a legislative body. The constitutional drafting task is completed in Two year, eleven month and eighteen days with total expenditure of ?6.4 million.  As our constitution is dynamic and accepted few Articles and three other Parts were added subsequent constitutional amendments. So as on date Indian Cons...

Part 1 – Art. 1 to art. 4

Article 1- Name and territory of the union.
    Article 2 – Admission and Establishment of the new state.
    Article 3 – Formation of new states and alteration of areas, boundaries, and name of existing states.

 

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Part 2 – Art. 5 to art. 11

Article 5 – Citizenship at the commencement of the constitution.
Article 6- Rights of citizenship of certain person who have migrated to India from Pakistan.
Article 10- continuance of rights of citizenship.
Article 11- Parliament to regulate the right of citizenship by law.

 

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Part 3 – Article 12 to article 35

Article 12- Definition of the state

Article 13- Laws inconsistent with or in derogation of the fundamental rights.
    Originally, constitution provided for 7 basic fundamental rights, now there is only six rights, one Right to property U/A 31 was deleted from the list of fundamental rights by 44th amendment act 1978. It made a legal right U/A 300-A in Part XII of the constitution.

Some i...

Part.4 Directive Principal of states Policy: Article 36 to Article 51

 

Article 36- Definition

Article 37- Application of DPSP

Article 39A- Equal justice and free legal aid

Article 40- Organisation of village panchayat

Article 41- Right to work , to education, and to public assistance in certain cases

Article 43- Living Wages, etc. for Workers....

Part 5 – Union Article 52- Artilcle 151


    Article 52- The President of India.

Article 53- Executive Power of the union.

Article 54- Election of President.

Article 61- Procedure for Impeachment of the President.

Article 63- The Vice-president of India.

Article 64- The Vice-President to be ex-officio chairm...

The Married Women’s Property Act, 1874

The Married Women’s Property Act, 1874

An Act to explain and amend the law relating to certain married women, for other purposes.


Preamble:-Whereas it is expedient to make such provision as hereinafter appears for the enjoyment of wages and earnings by women married before the first day of January, 1866, and for insurances on lives by persons married before or after that day:


And whereas by the Indian Succession Act, 1865, ...

Draft Guidelines for issuance and operation of Prepaid Payment Instruments in India

Draft Guidelines for issuance and operation of Prepaid Payment Instruments in India
 
A. Purpose

To provide a framework for the regulation and supervision of all the entities involved in issuance of Prepaid Payment Instruments in the country and to ensure orderly development of this segment of the payments and settlement system in a prudent and customer friendly manner.
 
 
B. Scope

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THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT ACT, 1999

                                                        FOREIGN EXCHANGE MANAGEMENT ACT, 1999

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Restitution of Conjugal Rights

Restitution of Conjugal Rights

Section 1[1] of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 embodies the concept of Restitution of Conjugal Rights under which after solemnization of marriage if one of the spouses abandons the other, the aggrieved party has a legal right to file a petition in the matrimonial court for restitution of conjugal rights. This right can be granted to any of the spouse.

This section is identical to section 22 of the Speci...

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