PoSH Act applicable even if complainant and harasser work in different departments: Delhi High Court

The Court said that if the PoSH Act is limited only to the people working in the same departments, it would strike at the very root of the statute, its ethos and philosophy.

The Delhi High Court recently held that the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (PoSH Act) is applicable even in cases where the complainant and the harasser work in different departments [Dr Sohail Malik v. Union of India & Anr].

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