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Section 11- The Indian Divorce Act, 1869

The Indian Divorce Act, 1869


11. Adultery to be co-respondent. –


union any such petition presented by a husband, the petitioner shall make the alleged adulterer a correspondent to the said petition, unless he is excused from so doing on one of the following grounds, to be allowed by the Court:-


(1) That the respondent is leading the life of prostitute, and the petitioner knows of no person with whom the adultery has been committed;


(2) That the name of the alleged adulterer is unknown to the petitioner, although he has made due efforts to discover it;


(3) That the alleged adulterer is dead.



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