As per Indian Law, what does Dowry consist of?
7 months ago
Taking and giving Dowry had been a long practice followed in India. This practice came to be prohibited through the Dowry Prohibition Act 1961. As per this Act, Dowry consists of:-
- Any property or valuable security which was given presently or promised to be given in the future
- Valuable security consists of any document by which a legal right is affected
- The property or valuable security can be given in a direct manner or indirect
- It is typically given by the bride's family to the groom or his family
You may also want to read 5 questions and answers.