Section 26 of Domestic Violence Act "Relief in other suits and legal proceedings"
1. Any relief available under sections 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 may also be sought in any legal proceeding, before a civil court, family court or a criminal court, affecting the aggrieved person and the respondent whether such proceeding was initiated before or after the commencement of this Act
2. Any relief referred to in
sub‑section (1) may be sought for in addition to and
along with any other relief that the aggrieved person
may seek in such suit or legal proceeding before a civil
or criminal court.
3. In case any relief has been obtained by the aggrieved person in any proceedings other than a proceeding under this Act, she shall be bound to inform the Magistrate of the grant of such relief.
Section 27 of Domestic Violence Act "Jurisdiction"
1. The court of Judicial Magistrate of the first class or
the Metropolitan Magistrate, as the case may be, within the
local limits of which-
a. the person aggrieved permanently or temporarily resides or carries on business or is employed; or
b. the respondent resides or carries on business or is employed; or
c. the cause of action has arisen, shall be the competent court to grant a protection order and other orders under this Act and to try offences under this Act.
2. Any order made this Act shall be enforceable throughout India.
Section 28 of Domestic Violence Act "Procedure"
1. Save as otherwise provided in this Act, all proceedings
under sections 12, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 and offences
under section 31 shall be governed by the provisions of the
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974).
2. Nothing in sub-section (1) shall prevent the court from laying down its own procedure for disposal of an application under section 12 or under sub-section (2) of section 23.
Section 29 of Domestic Violence Act "Appeal"
There shall lie an appeal to the Court of Session within thirty days from the date on which the order made by the Magistrate is served on the aggrieved person or the respondent, as the case may be, whichever is later.
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