Section 53 in Indian Divorce Act

Title:  Power to close doors

Description: The whole or any part of any proceeding under this Act may be heard, if the Court thinks fit, with closed doors.

Title: Power to adjourn

Description: The Court may, from time to time, adjourn the hearing of any petition under this Act, and may require further evidence thereon if it sees fit so to do.

Title: Enforcement of and appeals from orders and decrees

Description: All decrees and orders made by the Court in any suit or proceedings under this Act shall be enforced and may be appealed from, in the like manner as the decrees and orders of the Court made in the exercise of its original civil jurisdiction are enforced and may be appealed from, under the laws, rules and orders for the time being in force: 1 * * * * * No appeal as to costs.--2[Provided] that there shall be no appeal on the subject of costs only. 1. The first proviso omitted by Act 51 of 2001, s. 29 (w.e.f. 3-10-2001). 2. Subs. by s. 29, ibid., for "Provided also" (w.e.f. 3-10-2001).

Title: Appeal to the Supreme Court

Description: Any person may appeal to 1[the Supreme Court] from any decree (other than a decree nisi) or order under this Act of a High Court made on appeal or otherwise, and from any decree (other than a decree nisi) or order made in the exercise of original jurisdiction by Judges of a High Court or of any Division Court from which an appeal shall not lie to the High Court, when the High Court declares that the case is a fit one for appeal to 1[the Supreme Court.] 1. Subs. by the A.O. 1950, for "Her Majesty in Council".

Title: Liberty to parties to marry again

Description: 1[57. Liberty to parties to marry again.— Where a decree for dissolution or nullity of marriage has been passed and either the time for appeal has expired without an appeal having been presented to any court including the Supreme Court or an appeal has been presented but has been dismissed and the decree or dismissal has become final, it shall be lawful for either party to the marriage to marry again.] 1. Subs. by Act 51 of 2001, s. 30, for section 57 (w.e.f. 3-10-2001).