Indian Divorce Law

Short title, commencement of the Act. - This Act may be called the Indian Divorce Act, and shall come into operation on the first day of April, 1869.

2. Extent of Act.

This Act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Extent of power to grant relief generally, and to make decrees of dissolution, or of nullity- Nothing hereinafter contained shall authorise any court to grant any relief under this Act ex...

India Divorce Law

2. Extent of Act. - This Act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Extent of power to grant relief generally, and to make decrees of dissolution, or of nullity- Nothing hereinafter contained shall authorise any court to grant any relief under this Act except where the petitioner 6[or respondent professes the Christian religion, or to make decrees of dissolution of marriage except where the parties to the marriage are domiciled in India...

Restitution of Conjugal Rights

Restitution of Conjugal Rights

Section 1[1] of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 embodies the concept of Restitution of Conjugal Rights under which after solemnization of marriage if one of the spouses abandons the other, the aggrieved party has a legal right to file a petition in the matrimonial court for restitution of conjugal rights. This right can be granted to any of the spouse.

This section is identical to section 22 of the Speci...

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