What are Monetary relief? What are Custody orders? What are Compensation orders? Section 20, 21 and 22 of The Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
Monetary reliefs, Custody orders and Compensation orders are defined under section 20, 21 and 22 of Domestic Violence Act 2005. Provisions under these sections are:
Section 20 of Domestic Violence Act "Monetary reliefs"
1. While disposing of an application under sub-section
(1) of section 12, the Magistrate may direct the respondent
to pay monetary relief to meet the expenses incurred and
losses suffered by the aggrieved person and any child of the
aggrieved person as a result of the domestic violence and
such relief may include but is not limited to—
c. the loss caused due to
the destruction, damage or removal of any property from
the control of the aggrieved person; and
2. The monetary relief granted
under this section shall be adequate, fair and reasonable
and consistent with the standard of living to which the
aggrieved person is accustomed.
Section 21 of Domestic Violence Act "Custody orders"
Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the
time being in force, the Magistrate may, at any stage of
hearing of the application for protection order or for any
other relief under this Act grant temporary custody of any
child or children to the aggrieved person or the person
making an application on her behalf and specify, if
necessary, the arrangements for visit of such child or
children by the respondent:
Section 22 of Domestic Violence Act "Compensation orders"
In addition to other reliefs as may be granted under this Act, the Magistrate may on an application being made by the aggrieved person, pass an order directing the respondent to pay compensation and damages for the injuries, including mental torture and emotional distress, caused by the acts of domestic violence committed by that respondent.
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