Difference between PWDWA Notes
The Difference - Then and Now
498A and PWDVA, 2005
The advent of PWDVA has galvanized a barrage of protests, from
disparate groups of mostly men.
It can be assumed that these are groups who were earlier active
against 498A .
Mental health law and neuroethics Notes
What is autonomy?
What is the effect of involuntary hospitalization on autonomy?
Evolution over time
Shift in committal criteria
in need of treatment physical dangerousness
Involuntary Admission Notes
Overview of the process
2 main components
Route to hospital
Application for in-patient examination, apprehension
Judicial warrant (s.16)
Judge may also refer person who has been charged
Child, Youth And Family Enhancement Act Note
Child, Youth And Family Enhancement Act
Definition Of A Child In Need Of Intervention Services
From Section 1of the CYFEA (2) For the purposes of this act, a child is
in need of intervention if there are reason
Court Preparation Notes
Facts vs. assumptions/opinions
Contact notes guidelines
Mindfulness, amount of detail
Consents, release of information
Other notes datebooks etc.
Psychiatric Gating Notes
Psychiatric gating: Certify an offender for involuntary admission
under civil mental health laws prior to their release from prison.
Tends to come up with cases of paraphilia and personality
disorder (e.g. psychopathy).
Is this pr
Witness Preparation Notes
What To Do When You Get The Subpoena - As A Witness
Read the subpoena
It contains important information, including the name of the
case in which you are to give evidence, which court you are to
appear in, the courtroom number and
The Impact Of This Rights Based Law Notes
The limited but very real achievements of women's movement in
India in the field of institutional policy reform have always provoked
reactionary and anxious behavior from men , who have sought to
protect their ( s
Purush Hakka Samrakshan Samiti , active in Mumbai and Nasik in
the 90s. This and several other groups emerged in several parts of
the country to safe guard the interests of harassed husbands and
their relatives who are said to be victims of 498
Rules of Evidence Notes
Exclusionary information and exceptions
Written documents notes, files, datebooks etc.
Maintaining relationship with family
Expectations of the Witness
Answer all ques
A Rights Based Law Notes
PWDVA recognizes a life free of violence and fear, as a woman's
right and makes the state responsible for extending protection against
domestic violence to women.
Protection Against Inequality Based In Patriarchal Norms
In a socie
Procedural safeguards Notes
Different physician for application and in-patient examination (s.20(2).
Certificate must be filed with officer in charge (s.20(1).
Officer in charge of psychiatric facility must forthwith examine the