The Protection Of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005
4. Information to Protection Officer and exclusion of liability of informant.—
(1) Any person who has reason to believe that an act of domestic violence has been, or is being, or is likely to be committed, may give information about it to the concerned Protection Officer.
(2) No liability, civil or criminal, shall be incurred by any person for giving in good faith of information for the purpose of sub-section (1).
This section seeks to provide that any person who has reason to believe that an act of domestic violence has been or is being committed, such person may inform the Protection Officer. It also lays down that the person who is providing the information in good faith shall be exempt from any civil or criminal liability for giving such information.
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