The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
1. Short tile, extent and commencement –
(1) This Act may be called the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961.
(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
(3) It shall come into force on such date 1as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
1. Came into force on 1-7-1961 vide S.O. 1410, dated 20-6-1961.