The Protection Of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005
Section 28 – Court to give copies of order free of cost.
(1) Save as otherwise provided in this Act, all proceedings under sections 12, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 and offences under section 31 shall be governed by the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974).
(2) Nothing in sub-section (1) shall prevent the court from laying down its own procedure for disposal of an application under section 12 or under sub-section (2) of section 23.
This section provides that proceedings under the Act relating to application and orders for reliefs and offence of breach of protection order or interim protection order by the respondent shall be governed by the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. Sub-section (2) envisages that the court may lay down its own procedure for disposal of applications for any relief or for ex parte order.
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