Domestic Violence Act remedy cannot be claimed by legal representative on behalf of deceased: Bombay High Court

The Court noted that although any person can present an application under the Act on behalf of aggrieved persons, but such other person cannot maintain an application independently of an aggrieved person
Domestic Violence Act remedy cannot be claimed by legal representative on behalf of deceased: Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently held that under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence (DV) Act, the right to seek remedy is an exclusive right of an 'aggrieved person' and therefore, it is necessary for her to be alive at the time of filing of petition [Kanaka Kedar Sapre v. Kedar Narhar Sapre and Others]

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