Section 42 in Indian Divorce Act

Title: Power to make such orders after decree

Description: The court, after a decree of judicial separation, may upon application (by petition) for this purpose make, from time to time, all such orders and provisions, with respect to the custody, maintenance and education of the minor children, the marriage of whose parents is the subject of the decree, or for placing such children under the protection of the said court, as might have been made by such decree or by interim orders in case the proceedings for obtaining such decree were still pending.

Title: Power to make orders as to custody of children in suits for dissolution or nullity

Description: 1[In any suit for obtaining a dissolution of marriage or a decree of nullity of marriage instituted in a District Court, the Court may from time to time before making its decree, make such interim orders as it may deem proper] with respect to the custody, maintenance and education of the minor children, the marriage of whose parents is the subject of the suit, and may, if it thinks fit, direct proceedings to be taken for placing such children under the protection of the court. 1. Subs. by Act 51 of 2001, s. 25, for certain words (w.e.f. 3-10-2001).

Title: Power to make such orders after decree or confirmation

Description: 1[Where a decree of dissolution or nullity of marriage has been passed, the District Court may, upon application] by petition for the purpose, make from time to time all such orders and provisions, with respect to the custody, maintenance and education of the minor children, the marriage of whose parents was the subject of the decree, or for placing such children under the protection of the said court, as might have been made by such decree absolute or decree (as the case may be), or by such interim orders as aforesaid. 1. Subs. by, s. 26, ibid., for certain words (w.e.f. 3-10-2001).

Title: Code of Civil Procedure to apply

Description: Subject to the provisions herein contained, all proceedings under this Act between party and party shall be regulated by the 1[Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908).] 1. Subs. by Act 51 of 2001, s. 27, for "Code of Civil Procedure" (w.e.f. 3-10-2001)

Title: Forms of petitions and statements

Description: The forms set forth in the Schedule to this Act, with such variation as the circumstances of each case require, may be used for the respective purposes mentioned in such Schedule