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acts which have special provisions to safeguard women

Discussion in 'News & Politics' started by padmaiyangar, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. padmaiyangar

    padmaiyangar Bronze IL'ite

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    madam,
    please find here some of Acts passed by our Government for the welfare and safe guard the interest of ours.
    . Some acts which have special provisions to safeguard women
    and their interests are:
    i. The <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:smarttags" /><st1:place><st1:placeName>Employees</st1:placeName><st1:placeType>State</st1:placeType></st1:place> Insurance Act, 1948

    ii. The Plantation Labour Act, 1951

    iii. The Family Courts Act, 1954

    iv. The Special Marriage Act, 1954

    v. The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

    vi. The Hindu Succession Act, 1986

    vii. Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956

    viii. The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (Amended in 1995)

    ix. Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

    x. The Medical Termination of Pregnacy Act, 1971

    xi. The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1976

    xii. The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976

    xiii. The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Act, 1979

    xiv. The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 1983

    xv. The Factories (Amendment) Act, 1986

    I will highlight the important provisions of the above acts in next few posts
    with regards
     
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  2. Custard

    Custard Gold IL'ite

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    Hello Padma,

    Thanks for sharing the laws. I feel we all need to know this and also the full explanation for each law.
     
  3. crazywriter

    crazywriter Platinum IL'ite

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    Thanks for the info, padma, looking forward to your next post :)
     

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