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IN Lifestyle ON 11 May, 2016
Many people are not aware of some laws that can affect their life drastically. It's because Indian constitution is the longest written constitution in the world. It consists of 450 articles, 12 schedules, 94 amendments and 117,369 words.
It is just impossible to remember all the laws of our country. There are some laws that can influence our life in several ways. Unfortunately, very few people know about these important laws. Check out the 10 little known fascinating laws that can either change or save your life.
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If a person indulges in extramarital affair in India, he can't be arrested on the grounds of adultery. However, adultery is considered against God's will and is strongly condemned in Indian society.
It is mentioned in section 46 that no woman shall be arrested after sunset and before sunrise, and where such exceptional circumstances exist, the woman police officer shall, by making a written report, obtain the prior permission of the Judicial Magistrate of the first class within whose local jurisdiction the offence is committed or the arrest is to be made.
Either victim or victim's kin needs to appeal in the court for compensation which is provided on the basis of victim's age, salary and other conditions.
If the quantity of alcohol exceeds 30 mg per 100 ml of blood, then the person is liable to be charged for impaired driving under section 185 MVA'88 in India.
Police approval is not mandatory for a rape victim to receive medical aid. Both public and private hospitals need to provide treatment to rape victims before informing the police. If treatment is refused by the doctor, he can face jail for one year.
This 127-year-old law is a part of Indian Serais Act, 1887. According to this law, you can use a restroom or drink a glass of water in any 5-star hotels for free.
If a police officer refuses to file FIR, the victim can complaint the higher authorities and send the officer behind the bar for minimum six months.
Pregnant employees can't be fired from the job as it is illegal under the Maternity Benefit Act. An employer can face jail of up to 3 months for sacking a pregnant employee.
Though this law is not known to many people, those who are aware make full use of this beneficial law to their advantage.
A man can adopt a girl child if there is at least 21 years of age difference between the two. The single male must be 30 years of age for adopting girl child in India.
Surprise your friends by sharing these unbelievable laws with them.