The Protection Of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005
6. Duties of shelter homes.—
If an aggrieved person or on her behalf a Protection Officer or a service provider requests the person in charge of a shelter home to provide shelter to her, such person in charge of the shelter home shall provide shelter to the aggrieved person in the shelter home.
This section seeks to provide that the person in charge of a shelter home shall be bound to provide shelter to the aggrieved person on being requested by the aggrieved person or, on her behalf by a Protection Officer or a service provider.
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