The Protection Of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005
32. Cognizance and proof.—
(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), the offence under sub-section (1) of section 31 shall be cognizable and non-bailable.
(2) Upon the sole testimony of the aggrieved person, the court may conclude that an offence under sub-section (1) of section 31 has been committed by the accused.
This section lays down that the offence of breach of protection order by the respondent shall be a cognizable and non-bailable offence and the court may conclude on the sole testimony of the aggrieved person that the offence has been committed.
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