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These rules may be called the Madhya Pradesh Dharma Swatantrya [Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act] Rules, 1969.

 

2. Definitions

In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires:

(a)     “Adhiniyam” means the Madhya Pradesh Dharma Swatantrya Adhiniyam, 1968 (No. 27 of 1968);

(b)     “Form” means a Form appended to these rules;

(c)     “Intimation” means the intimation with respect to conversion required to be given under sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Adhiniyam.

 

3. Period within which intimation to be sent

(1)     The intimation shall be sent to the District Magistrate of the district in which ceremony necessary for conversion has taken place within seven days after the date of such ceremony.

(2)      The intimation shall be in Form A and shall be delivered either personally by the person giving such intimation to the District Magistrate or be sent to him by registered post with acknowledgement due.

 

4. District Magistrate to issue acknowledge receipt

The District Magistrate on receiving the information shall sign thereon a certificate stating the date on which and the hour at which the intimation has been delivered to him or received by him and shall forthwith acknowledge the receipt thereof in Form B.

 

5. Register of conversion

The District Magistrate shall maintain a register of conversion in Form C and shall enter therein particulars of the intimations received by him.

 

6. Submission of Report to State Government

The District Magistrate shall, by the 10th of each month, send to the State Government a report of the intimations received by him during the preceding month in Form D.


FORM A

 

[See Rule 3 (2)] Intimation regarding conversion from one religious faith to another.

 

To,

      The District Magistrate,

      District­­­­­­­­­­­­ ______________

      Madhya Pradesh.

 

Sir,

      I having performed the necessary ceremony for conversion as a religious priest/having taken part in the conversion ceremony of Shri ____________ s/o ____________ r/o ____________ from ____________ religious faith to ____________ religious faith, do hereby, give intimation of the conversion as required by sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Madhya Pradesh Dharma Swatantrya Adhiniyam, 1968 (No. 27 of 1968) as follows:

1.       Name of the person converted ____________

2.       Name of the father of the person converted ____________

3.       Address of the person converted in: House No. __Ward No. __ Mohalla _______ Village _______ Tah ________ Distt ________

4.       Age ________

5        Sex ________

6.       Occupation and monthly income of the person converted ____________

7.       Whether married or unmarried ____________

8.       Name of persons, if any, dependent upon the person converted ____________

9.       If a minor, name and full address of guardian, if any ____________

10.     Whether belongs to Schedule Caste or Scheduled Tribe and if so, particulars of such Caste or Tribe ____________

11.     Name of the place where the conversion ceremony has taken place with full details: House No. __ Ward No. __ Mohalla ____ Village _____ Tah _____ Distt ______

12.     Date of Conversion ____________

13.     Name of person who has performed the conversion ceremony and his address ____________

14.     Name of at least two persons other than priest/the person giving intimation present at the conversion ceremony ________________________

 

            Signature of the religious priest/the person taking part in the conversion ceremony.

 

VERIFICATION

            I, the undersigned do hereby declare that what is stated above is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Place: ________________________

Date: ________________________

Signature: _____________________

 

 

FORM B

 

(See Rule 4)

 

Received intimation under Section 5 of the Madhya Pradesh Dharma Swatantrya Adhiniyam, 1968 (27 of 1968) on ____________ 19  , from Shri ____________ s/o ____________ r/o ____________ with respect to conversion of Shri ____________ s/o ____________ r/o ____________ from ____________ religious faith to ____________ religions faith.

 

Date:

                                                                                    District Magistrate ____________

 

 

FORM C

 

(See Rule 5)

 

Register of conversion

1.       Name of the person converted ____________

2.       Father’s name of the person converted ____________

3.       Address of the person converted in full    House No. ________ Ward No. ________ Mohalla _______  Village _______  Tah ________  Distt ________

4.       Age ________

5        Sex ________

6.       Occupation monthly income of the person converted ____________

7.       Whether married or unmarried ____________

8.       Name of persons, if any, dependent upon the person converted ____________

9.       If a minor, name and full address of guardian, if any ____________

10.     Whether belongs to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe and if so, particulars of such Caste or Tribe. ____________

 

** Note: part of form C and all of form D are unavailable at the current time.

 
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