Earlier legislations in India have given the women the powers in respective fields but particularly, so far as the torture, cruelty and harassment are concerned the provisions of sections 498A, 304B of Indian Penal Code and the Dowry Prohibition Act of 1961 are basic provisions. The law itself becomes failure though not fully and it becomes necessary for enacting the Special Legislations. Perhaps these grounds and national and international bounties compelled the Indian Government to enact the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act of 2005 and to spreadover a special legislation on domestic violence for making restrictive provisions for erant family members for prohibiting harassment or any violence against women and girls. Considering the various aspects of protection of women who have been legally empowered judicial activation in respect of women this Edition has been thoroughly revised keeping in view the legal and judicial development in protection of women from Domestic Violence.
Law on Sentencing
Author : Dr Pratap S Malik