Sections Particulars
1 Short title and extent
(1) This Act may be called the Indian Matrimonial Causes (War Marriages) Act, 1948.(2) It extends to the whole of India, except 2[the territories which, immed...
2 Definitions
In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-(a) "High Court" shall have the same meaning as in the Indian Divorce Act, 1869;(b)...
3 Application of Act
The marriages to which this Act applies are marriages solemnized during the war period, where the husband was, at the time of the marriage, domiciled outside ...
4 Temporary extension of jurisdiction of High Courts
In the case of any marriage to which this Act applies, the High Court shall have jurisdiction in and in relation to any proceedings for divorce or for nullity...
5 Saving
Nothing in this Act shall be deemed to extend or alter the jurisdiction of the High Court in, or in relation to, any proceedings for divorce or for nullity of...
6 Certain decrees and orders to be recognized
The validity of any decree or order made in the United Kingdom by virtue of the Matrimonial Causes (War Marriages) Act, 1944 shall, by virtue of this Act, be ...
7 Power to make rules
The High Court may make such rules as may be necessary for the purpose of carrying out the objects of this Act....
Footnotes
1. The words "in the Provinces of India" omitted by the Adaptation of Laws Order, 1950.2. Substituted by the Adaptation of Laws (No.3) Order, 1956, for the wo...
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