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Converts' Marriage Dissolution Act, 1866

 

Preamble

   
1.

Short title

2.

Commencement of Act- Repealed by the Repealing Act, 1874

3.

Interpretation-clause

4.

When convert deserted by his wife may sue for conjugal society

5.

When convert deserted by her, husband may sue

6.

Court in which suit shall be brought

7.

Suit to be commenced by verified petition

8.

On service of petition, citation to respondent

9.

Form of citation

10.

Service of citation

11.

Penalty on respondent not obeying citation

12.

Points to be proved on appearance of petitioner

13.

First interrogation of respondent

14.

Interrogations by Judge may be public or private

15.

Procedure when female respondent refuses to cohabit with petitioner Adjournment for a year. Interview

16.

Procedure on expiration of adjournment. Interrogation of respondent

17.

Decree in case of male respondent refusing to cohabit on grounds of petitioner's change of religion

18.

Decree if respondent so refuse in case of unconsummated marriage, either party being impubes at time of marriage

19.

Liberty to parties to marry again

20.

Judge to order commission to issue for examination of exempted persons

21.

Proof of marriage and desertion or repudiation of petitioner in consequence of conversion

22.

Civil Procedure Code applied

23.

Dismissal of suit if either party under age required by Act, or if parties cohabiting, or respondent willing to cohabit

24.

Revival of suit after such dismissal

25.

Petitioner's cruelty or adultery to bar suit

26.

Male petitioner's cohabitation with one of several wives to bar suit

27.

Dissolution of marriage not to affect status or right of children

28.

Power to Court to award alimony

29.

No appeal under Act; but Judge may state case raising question whether conversion has dissolved marriage

30.

Case to state necessary facts and documents, and suit to be stayed

31.

Case to be decided by three Judges

32.

High Court may refer case to Judge for additions or alterations

33.

High Court may decide question raised, and Judge shall dispose of case accordingly

34.

Saving of Roman Catholic marriage

35.

Extent of Act

   
 

THE FIRST SCHEDULE : FORM OF PETITION

 

Converts' Marriage Dissolution Act, 1866

 

 

 

 

 

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