The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961


Act ID: 196128
Act Number: 28
Enactment Date: 1961-05-20
Act Year: 1961
Short Title: The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
Long Title: An Act to prohibit the giving or taking of dowry.
Ministry: Ministry of Women and Child Development
Enforcement Date: 01-07-1961
Notification: 1st July, 1961, vide notification No. S.O. 1410, dated 20th June, 1961, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

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19.08.1985 The Dowry Prohibition (Maintenance of Lists of Presents to the Bride and Bridegroom) Rules, 1985
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20.06.1961 Notification dated 20 Jun 1961
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