The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to protect women from domestic violence. It was brought into force by the Indian government and Ministry of Women and Child Development on 26 October 2006. Wikipedia
What is the purpose of the domestic violence Act?
This act defines domestic violence as an attack against someone by any other person with whom that they are presently, or have been in a domestic relationship. It also provides protection for victims of domestic violence and seeks to punish the perpetrators of such crimes
What is the punishment for domestic violence case?
The punishment is imprisonment for upto three years and a fine. The complaint against cruelty need not be lodged by the person herself.
Is domestic violence case bailable?
Matrimonial Cruelty in India has now been made a cognizable, Non- bailable and Non-Compoundable offence.