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Under which of the following act, the complaint against the accused can be processed by the Police Station, District Court, Deputy Director and Women and Child Development?
1. Sati (Prevention) Act
2. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act
3. Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act
4. Dowry Prohibition Act

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act

The correct answer is the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act.

  • Under the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, the complaint against the accused can be processed by the Police Station, District Court, Deputy Director and Women and Child Development.

  • Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986:
    • It is an act which refers to prohibit indecent representation of women through advertisements or in publications, writings, paintings, figures or in any other manner and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
    • No person shall publish, or effect to be published, or arrange or take part in the publication or exhibition of, any advertisement which contains indecent representation of women in any form.
    • In this act, the complaint against the accused can be processed by the Police Station, District Court, Deputy Director and Women and Child Development.

 

  • Sati (Prevention) Act was passed in 1987.
    • It is an act that provides for the more effective prevention of the commission of sati and its glorification and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
  • Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005:
    • It was enacted to protect women from domestic violence.
  • Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961:
    • The act is intended to prevent the giving or receiving of a dowry. 

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