Recovery of Bridal Gifts PLD 2004 Lahore 290 Case Laws, Section 2(A) & 3 Dowry & Bridal Gifts (Restriction) Act 1976. Art.199 of Constitution. “Dowry” – Definition – Articles of dowry, bridal gifts, presents or all the other movable properties are the belongings of bridge and the husband if deprives her of the same, she has the right to recover all these articles even though the same were given in contradiction of provisions of S.3 of the Dowry & Bridal Gifts (Restriction) Act 1976. Bridge can always recover the articles of dowry and Wari given to her by the bridegroom or the bridegroom side at the time of marriage. Bridal gift given by the husband is the absolute property of the wife and it could not be snatched away from her. Case Remanded.