Unless the act of the respondent comes within the purview of the domestic violence as specified under Section 3 of the Act and unless the petitioner is an aggrieved person, no relief can be granted to her.

Geeta Singh vs State of Rajasthan

Rajasthan HC, Jaipur Bench

17/11/2016

S.B.Criminal Revision Petition No.670/2016

About/from the judgment:

Although, the Act has been enacted to provide more effective protection of the rights of women but that does not mean that a woman can claim any expenses as monetary relief from the respondent. Unless the act of the respondent comes within the purview of the domestic violence as specified under Section 3 of the Act and unless the petitioner is an aggrieved person, no relief can be granted to her.

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