Domestic violence act 2005

this act was panecia for violece of womes right our society womes are abused in each and every level



in this act violence to women to harms or injures or endangers the health, safety, life, limb or well-being, whether mental or physical,sexual abuse, verbal and emotional abuse and economic abuse;


a)physical abuse
in domestic violance women are mostly violeted by physical abuse" means any act or conduct which is of such a nature as to cause bodily pain,and danger to life, limb, or health
b)sexual abuse
in domestic violence sexual abuse" means any conduct of a sexual nature that abuses, humiliates,harmful to dignity of women.
c)"economic abuse
say that deprivation of all or any economic or financial resources

Section 8 - Duties of police officers, service providers and Magistrate.

this sec provides that Protection Officer, service provider or Magistrate who has received a complaint of domestic violence or is otherwise present at the place of an incident of domestic violence
-(a) of her right to make an application for obtaining a relief by way of a protection order, an order for monetary relief, a custody order
-(b) of the availability of services of service providers;
-(c) of the availability of services of the Protection Officers;
-(d) of her right to free legal services under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 (39 of 1987);
-(e) of her right to file a complaint under section 498A of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), wherever relevant:

Section 21 - Right to reside in a shared household.

a)in this law provides that law for the time being in force, every woman in a domestic relationship shall have the right to reside in the shared household,

Section 24 - Monetary reliefs

under sub-section (1) of section 12, the Magistrate give order the respondent to pay monetary relief to meet the expenses incurred and losses suffered by the aggrieved person and any child of the aggrieved person as a result of the domestic violence


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