Laws that every Indian should know

Domestic Violence Act,2005

If a boy and a girl want to live together in a ” live-in relationship” ,They can do so because it is not illegal. Even the new Born from this relationship is also a legal son or daughter and this newborn have the full right in the assets of his/her father.

Maternity Benefit Act, 1961

No Company can fire a pregnant woman . It may be punishable by a maximum of 3 years of imprisonment. If the company(Government or Private) has more than 10 employee than the pregnant women employee is eligible to get 84 days paid maternity leave.

Compensation for Gas Cylinder Blast

There are very few people who know that if their gas cylinder basta during the cooking of Food then the gas agency is liable to pay Rs. 50 lakh to the victim as compensation. To claim this compensation, consumer’s need to lodge an FIR to the nearest Police Station and submit it to the concerned gas agency.


Indian Aircraft Act, 1934

It is illegal to fly a kite without a permit . According to the Indian Aircraft Act of 1934 , Which says you need a permit or a licence to Fly a plane,You also need a similar permit to Fly a Kite. This law has never been followed.

Section 309 of Indian Penal Code

Attempted suicide illegal , not if successful. It makes sure you are punished if you don’t do suicide Right. The laws states that a successful suicide is legal, but failure to succeed might land you in Jail.

Moter Vehicle Act, 1988

The laws states that If the traffic police officer snatches the key from the car/motorcycle , it is illegal. You have the full right to launch a legal proceeding against the officer.

Indian Treasure Trove Act, 1878

If one discovers anything of value exceeding Rs. 10, hidden under the soil, then one must report it, If one fails to report , He/She is to be punished. The law is opposed by unprofessional treasure hunters because the Law says that all the finding of treasure hunters belong to the Government.

Automotive (Amendment) Bill, 2016

If you are fined for a crime ( like riding without a helmet or any other reason ) then you will not be fined for the same reason in the same day.

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