Section 43 in Indian Divorce Act
Title: Power to make orders as to custody of children in suits for dissolution or nullity
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
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
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
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
Title: Petition to state absence of collusion
Every petition under this Act for a decree of dissolution of marriage, or of nullity of marriage, or of judicial separation 1 *** shall 2 *** state that there is not any collusion or connivance between the petitioner and the other party to the marriage.
Statements to be verified.--The statements contained in every petition under this Act shall be verified by the petitioner or some other competent person in manner required by law for the verification of plaints, and may at the hearing be referred to as evidence.
1. The Words "or of reversal of judicial separation, or for restitution of conjugal rights, or for damages, shall bear a stamp of five rupees, and" rep. by Act 7 of 1870, s. 2 and the Schedule III.
2. The words "in the first, second and third cases mentioned in this section," rep. by Act 7 of 1870, s. 2 and the Schedule III.