CLAT Legal-Aptitude Acts Revision (Page 9 of 12)

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Indian Penal Code

Indian Penal Code, the major criminal code in India including all aspects of criminal cases was enacted in the year 1860 during British rule and came into effect in the year 1862. Till now, many amendments have been made to… (1 more words) …

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Widow Remarriage Act, 1856

Widow Remarriage Act, enacted in the year 1856 laid a ban on forceful widowhood in women and child widows, particularly in castes like Brahmans, Rajputs, Banias and Kayasthas.

This law, however states that if a widow remarries, she loses right… (4 more words) …

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The Advocates Act, 1961

The Advocates Act, 1961 states the rights and duties of lawyers in India. For this, the Act created Bar Council of India as well as bar in each state to provide quick redressal to grievances of public

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The Societies Registration Act, 1860

The Societies Registration Act, 1860 (21 of 1860), was enacted under Constitution of Indian Government in the year 1860 with a view of extending support to those people who wish benefit of society in terms of education, health, employment etc.… (24 more words) …

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The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 though enacted in 2005 but came into force on October 26, 2006. By 2007, this act was ratified by four of twenty-eight state governments in India.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE for the purposes… (65 more words) …

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