Chapter I Preliminary
|1||Short title, commencement of Act.||View Judgements|
|2||Extent of Act.||View Judgements|
Chapter II Jurisdiction
|4||Matrimonial jurisdiction of High Courts to be exercised subject to Act Exception.||View Judgements|
|5||Enforcement of decrees or orders made heretofore by Supreme or High Court.||View Judgements|
|6||Pending suits.||View Judgements|
|7||Court to act on principles of English Divorce Court.||View Judgements|
|8||Extraordinary jurisdiction of High Court.||View Judgements|
|9||Reference to High Court.||View Judgements|
Chapter III Dissolution of Marriage.
|10||When husband may petition for dissolution, when wife may petition for dissolution, Contents of petition.||View Judgements|
|11||Adulterer to be co-respondent.||View Judgements|
|12||Court to be satisfied of absence of collusion.||View Judgements|
|13||Dismissal of petition.||View Judgements|
|14||Power to Court to pronounce decree for dissolving marriage Condo nation.||View Judgements|
|15||Relief in case of opposition on certain grounds.||View Judgements|
|16||Decrees for dissolution to be nisi, Collusion.||View Judgements|
|17||Confirmation of decree for dissolution by District Judge.||View Judgements|
|17A||Appointment of officer to exercise duties of King's Proctor.||View Judgements|
Chapter IV Delinquent Juveniles.
|18||Petition for decree of nullity.||View Judgements|
|19||Grounds of decree.||View Judgements|
|20||Confirmation of District Judge's decree.||View Judgements|
|21||Children of annulled marriage.||View Judgements|
Chapter V Judicial Separation.
|22||Bar to decree for divorce a mensa et toro: but judicial separation obtainable by husband or wife.||View Judgements|
|23||Application for separation made by petition.||View Judgements|
|24||Separated wife deemed spinster with respect to after-acquired property.||View Judgements|
|25||Separated wife deemed spinster for purposes of contract and suing.||View Judgements|
|26||Decree of separation obtained during absence of hunband or wife may be reversed.||View Judgements|
Chapter VI Protection-Orders.
|27||Deserted wife may apply to Court for protection.||View Judgements|
|28||Court may grant protection-order.||View Judgements|
|29||Discharge or variation of orders.||View Judgements|
|30||Liability of husband seizing wife's property after notice of order.||View Judgements|
|31||Wife's legal position during continuance of order.||View Judgements|
Chapter VII Restitution of Conjugal Rights.
|32||Petition for restitution of conjugal rights.||View Judgements|
|33||Answer to petition.||View Judgements|
Chapter VIII Damages and Costs.
|34||Husband may claim damages from adulterer.||View Judgements|
|35||Power to order adulterer to pay costs, Power to order litigious intervenor to pay costs.||View Judgements|
Chapter IX Alimony
|36||Alimony pendente lite.||View Judgements|
|37||Power to order permanent alimony, Power to order monthly or weekly payments.||View Judgements|
|38||Court may direct payment of alimony to wife or to her trustee.||View Judgements|
Chapter X Settlements.
|39||Power to order settlement of wife's property for benefit of husband and children, Settlement of damages.||View Judgements|
|40||Inquiry into existence of ante-nuptial or post-nuptial settlements.||View Judgements|
Chapter XI Custody of Children.
|41||Power to make orders as to custody of children in suit for separation.||View Judgements|
|42||Power to make such orders after decree.||View Judgements|
|43||Power to make orders as to custody of children in suits for dissolution or nullity.||View Judgements|
|44||Power to make such orders after decree or confirmation.||View Judgements|
Chapter XII Procedure.
|45||Code of Civil Procedure to apply.||View Judgements|
|46||Forms of petitions and statements.||View Judgements|
|47||Petition to state absence of collusion, Statements to be verified.||View Judgements|
|48||Suits on behalf of lunatics.||View Judgements|
|49||Suits by minors.||View Judgements|
|50||Service of petition.||View Judgements|
|51||Mode of taking evidence.||View Judgements|
|52||Competence to husband and wife to give evidence as to cruelty or desertion.||View Judgements|
|53||Power to close doors.||View Judgements|
|54||Power to adjourn.||View Judgements|
|55||Enforcement of, and appeal from, orders and decrees, No appeal as to costs.||View Judgements|
|56||Appeal to the Supreme Court.||View Judgements|
Chapter XIII Re-marriage.
|57||Liberty to parties to marry again.||View Judgements|
|58||English clergyman not compelled to solemnize marriages of persons divorced for adultery.||View Judgements|
|59||English Minister refusing to perform ceremony to permit use of his Church.||View Judgements|
Chapter XIV Miscellaneous.
|60||Decree for separation or protection-order valid as to persons dealing with wife before reversal.||View Judgements|
|61||Bar of suit for criminal conversation.||View Judgements|
|62||Power to make rules.||View Judgements|
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