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Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007

रजिस्ट्रेशन सं. डी. एल.- (एन) 04/0007/2003-07

Registered No. DL - (N) 04/0007/2003-07

भारत का राजपत्र - The Gazette of India

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EXTRAORDINARY

भाग II - खण्ड 1

PART II - Section I

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PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

[सं 75] नई दिल्ली, सोमवार, दिसम्बर 31, 2007/ 10, 1929

No. 67 | NEW DELHI, MONDAY. DECEM BER 31. 2007 /PAUSA 10. 1929

Separate paging is given to this Part in order that it may be filed as a separate compilation

MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
(Legislative Department)

New Delhi, the 31st December, 2007/Pausa 10, 1929 (Saka)

The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 29th December, 2007 and is hereby published for general information:

THE MAINTENANCE AND WELFARE OF PARENTS AND SENIOR CITIZENS ACT, 2007

No. 56 OF 2007

[29th December, 2007]

An Act to provide for more effective provisions for the maintenance and welfare of parents and senior citizens guaranteed and recognised under the Constitution and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-eight Year of the Republic of India as follows:

CHAPTER I: Preliminary

1. Short title, extent and commencement

  1. This Act may be called the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007
  2. It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir and it applies also to citizens of India outside India
  3. It shall come into force in a State on such date as the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazelle, appoint.

2. Definitions

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires -

  1. "children" includes son, daughter, grandson and grand-daughter but does not include a minor

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