Domestic Violence is quasi criminal in nature and has limitation of 1 yr

Domestic Violence is  quasi criminal in nature and has limitation of 1 yr

Inderjit Singh Grewal vs State of Punjab & Anr

Supreme Court

23/08/2011

CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 1635 of 2011 (Arising out of SLP(Crl.) No. 7787 of 2010)

About/from the judgment:

(1) Domestic Violence is quasi criminal in nature and has limitation of 1 yr

(2) In view of the provisions of Section 468 Cr.P.C. that the complaint could be filed only within a period of one year from the date of the incident seem to be preponderous in view of the provisions of Sections 28 and 32 of the Act 2005 read with Rule 15(6) of The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Rules 2006 which make the provisions of Cr.P.C. applicable

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