Converts' Marriage Dissolution Act,1866


Act No : 21

Section : Suit to be commenced by verified petition.

7.Suit to be commenced by verified petition.-The suit shall becommenced by a petition in the form in the First Schedule to this Act,or as near thereto as the circumstances of the case will allow.----------------------------------------------------------------------1. The Act has not been extended to the State of Manipur, vide Act30 of 1950, s. 3 (2) and Sch. has been repealed in its application toBellary district by Mysore Act 14 of 1955.The Act has been extended to Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Reg. 6 of1963, s. 2 and Sc. 1.2. The word "Nativa" omitted by the A. O. 1950.3. In its application to Pondicherry, after section 1, insert-"2. Saving.-Nothing contained in this Act shall apply to theRenoncants of the Union territory of Pondicherry."-(Vide Act 26 of1968).4. Subs. by the A. O. 1950, for "the Provinces" which had been subs.by the A.O. 1948, for "British India".5. Subs. by the A.O. 1950, for "Native law".6. The paragraph relating to "Number" rep. by Act 10 of 1914, s. 3and Sch. 11, and the definition of "High Court" rep. by the A. O.1937.----------------------------------------------------------------------4The statements made in the petition shall be verified by thepetitioner in the manner required by law for the verification ofplaints; and the petition 2*** may be amended by permission of theCourt.


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