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Are there special officers created by dowry Act ?

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  1. Are there special officers created by dowry Act ?

    Posted 8 years ago #
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    Key Master

    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)

    Posted 8 years ago #

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