447 false dowry cases lodged in 2014

Ministry regularly reviews the implementation of various legislations and if required, necessary amendments are carried out for effective implementation.

GN Bureau | March 17, 2017


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A total of 447 and 361 cases were reported in which final report ended as false under the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 during 2014 and 2015 respectively, union minister Maneka Gandhi informed the Lok Sabha.
 
The minister said that the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) doesn’t maintain data centrally on complaints regarding false dowry cases and misuse of dowry law by the bride/wives separately. NCRB has started collecting data on cases in which final report ended as false under the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 separately since 2014.
 
A total number of 447 and 361 cases were reported in which final report ended as false under the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 during 2014 and 2015 respectively. Similarly, a total number of 298 and 293 cases in which final report submitted as mistake of fact or of law under the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 during 2014 and 2015 respectively.
 
The minister added that adequate safeguards are available under existing laws to deal with misuse of legal provisions, if any. The ministry regularly reviews the implementation of various legislations and if required, necessary amendments are carried out for effective implementation.
 

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