Maintenance in Criminal Law with Specific Reference to Women in Live-In-Relationship

  • Pallavi
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  • Pallavi

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, India

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With the change of societal structure, a new concept has emerged that can be called a -relationship. However, this concept is prevalent in western countries. But in regard to India, it has emerged so my article is related to maintenance in criminal law with special women who live-in-relationships. Firstly, I have discussed some historical aspects of women and then the general meaning of the term maintenance. Later on, provide a certain brief of the criminal code and grounds for refusal to grant maintenance. In criminal law, the term married is used so my article is focused on the position of women in live-in-relationship. And further discussed whether the provision of maintenance in regard to live-in-relationships and judicial interpretation in determining the position of women in live-in-relationships further discussed some landmark cases which provide the scope to live-in -relationships in India. and lastly discussed the overview position of women in regard to maintenance in India


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 1, Page 2518 - 2527


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