Who are Service providers? What are the Duties of Government? Section 10 and 11 of The Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
Service providers and Duties of Government are defined under section 10 and 11 of Domestic Violence Act 2005. Provisions under these sections are:
Section 10 of Domestic Violence Act "Service providers"
1. Subject to such rules as may be made in this behalf, any voluntary association registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (21 of 1860) or a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) or any other law for the time being in force with the objective of protecting the rights and interests of women by any lawful means including providing of legal aid, medical, financial or other assistance shall register itself with the State Government as a service provider for the purposes of this Act.
2. A service provider
registered under sub‑section (1) shall have the power
c. ensure that the aggrieved
person is provided shelter in a shelter home, if she so
requires and forward a report of the lodging of the
aggrieved person in the shelter home to the police station
within the local limits of which the domestic violence took
Section 11 of Domestic Violence Act "Duties of Government"
The Central Government and every State Government, shall
take all measures to ensure that—
What is Power to grant interim and ex parte orders? What is the meaning of Court to give copies of order free of cost? What is Duration and alteration of orders? Section 23, 24 and 25 of The Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
What is Protection Officers and members of service providers to be public servants? What is Penalty for breach of protection order by respondent? Section 30 and 31 of The Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
What is Cognizance and proof? What is Penalty for not discharging duty by Protection Officer? What is Cognizance of offence committed by Protection Officer? Section 32 33, and 34 of The Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
What is Protection of action taken in good faith? What is Act not in derogation of any other law? What is Power of Central Government to make rules? Section 35 36, and 37 of The Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act 2005