Are there special officers created by dowry Act ?
Are there special officers created by dowry Act ?(2 posts)
The State Government has the power to appoint Dowry Prohibition Officers with the following powers and functions:
- to see that the provisions of the Act are complied with
- to prevent the receiving, abetting the receiving or demanding of dowry;
- to collect evidence for the prosecution of the accused person;
- to perform other duties assigned to him by the State Government or specificed in the rules.
The State Government can confer the powers of a police officer on the Dowry Prohibition Officer by notification in the Official Gazette. (8-B)498A CRUSADER
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