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Vol. 6, Issue 10, Part O (2020)

Maintenance and welfare of parents and senior citizens: A constitutional and legal obligation

Maintenance and welfare of parents and senior citizens: A constitutional and legal obligation

Author(s)
Dr. Sanju Kumari
Abstract
‘Maintenance’ is amount paid to the dependent wife, child, or parents to maintain themselves. Maintenance And Welfare of parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 is effective provision for parents and senior citizens. The expression ‘maintenance ‘under the Act includes provisions for food, clothing, residence and medical attendance and treatment. The Tribunal constituted under the Act has wide powers to provide maintenance and to restore possession of property and also for eviction of children from the house owned by the parents and senior citizens. The remedy is easy, inexpensive and speedy remedy for welfare of senior citizens and parents. The Act, being a special measure has overriding effects on other provisions of law.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Sanju Kumari. Maintenance and welfare of parents and senior citizens: A constitutional and legal obligation. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(10):967-968.
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