The Commission of Sati (Prevention ) Act `1988

An Act to provide for the more effective prevention of the commission of sati and its glorification and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
1988
  • POWERS OF COLLECTOR OR DISTRICT MAGISTRATE TO PREVENT OFFENCES RELATING TO SATI

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     Power to prohibit certain acts
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     Power to remove certain temples or other structures
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     Power to seize certain properties
  • SPECIAL COURTS

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     Trial of offences under this Act
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     Special Public Prosecutors
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     Procedure and powers of Special Courts
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     Power of Special Court with respect to other offences
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     Forfeiture of funds or property
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     Appeal
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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     Protection of action taken under this Act
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     Burden of proof
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     Obligation of certain persons to report about the commission of offence under this Act
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     Person convicted of an offence under section 4 to be disqualified from inheriting certain properties
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     Repealed
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     Act to have overriding effect
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     Power to make rules
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     Repeal of existing laws