10 Important Laws everyone should know in India. In today’s post, I am going to share 10 Important Laws everyone should know in India. these are very basic laws but the majority of the people are unaware of such laws. the most common of them is a shopkeeper cannot sell any product above the MRP price. likewise, there are many common and important laws which you should know now let’s see 10 Important Laws everyone should know in India.
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1. A pregnant women cannot be fired.
can you believe there is a law according to which an employer cannot fire his employees? Exciting right, there is a law according to which an employer cannot fire a pregnant woman. if she is absent from work due to her pregnancy she cannot be fired
2. LPG costumers can claim 40 lakhs insurance cover if the cylinder blasts.
you must have often heard the news of a gas cylinder blast in the news which resulted in deaths and loss of property. did you know if the gas cylinder explodes accidentally customers can claim an insurance cover up to 40 lakhs? many people don’t claim insurance cover as they are unaware of these laws.
3. A single male cannot adopt girl child.
the is a basic law regarding the adoption of a child. did you know a single mother can adopt a child of any gender but a single man can only adopt a male child.
4. Live-in relationship is legal in India.
As depicted by movies like Luka chuppi and salam namaste about the taboo controversial topic of life in a relationship. Live-in relationships are legal in India and also the child conceived during the time has a share in the parent’s property.
5. PDA’s in limit is legal but obscenity is not allowed .
PDA or public display of affection also another controversial topic in India especially during Valentine’s day. we often see in the news channel couples are harassed by police. But according to law PDAs done in limit is legal but obscenity is not allowed.
6. Shopkeeper cannot sell a product beyond MRP.
we all have experienced that we are often asked to pay more the MRP especially in the railway’s station but did you know a shopkeeper cannot charge you more than the MRP price. you can buy the product below the MRP price but it’s illegal to sell a product above the MRP price. if the shopkeeper demands you more than the MRP price you can complain in the consumer court.
7. Divorce can be filed one year after marriage. ( there are exceptions).
Many people are unaware that if a couple wants to divorce they can only file for divorce after one year of marriage. but under family law there is are exceptions where you can file for divorce before a year like a divorce by mutual consent.
8. A police officer is never off duty.
Yes, you heard it correctly a police officer is never off duty. common people enjoy the vacation without any worries but that’s, not the case with our hardworking police officers they are always at duty even if they are not in their uniform.
9. Women cannot be arrested between 6 Pm to 6 Am .
According to sec 46(4) of CrPC, women cannot be arrested between 6 Am to 6 Pm. if the police officer wants to arrest any women between 6 Pm to 6 Am he needs the permission of a magistrate and during the arrest, a lady police officer must be present there.
10. Only a lady police officer can search for a women.
Only a lady officer has the right to arrest a woman. but if the case is serious a male police officer can arrest a woman with the permission of a magistrate.
So these were the 10 Important Laws everyone should know in India.