The Indian Divorce Act, 1869
13. Dismissal of petition. –
In case the Court, on the evidence in relation to any such petition, is satisfied that the alleged adultery has been committed, or finds that the petitioner has, during the marriage, been accessory to, or conniving at, the going through of the said form of marriage, been accessory to, or conniving at, the going through of the said form of marriage, or the adultery of the other party to the marriage, or has condoned the adultery complained of, or that the petition is presented or prosecute in collusion with either of the respondents, then, in and any of the said cases the Court shall dismiss the petition.
When a petition is dismissed by a District Court under this section, the petitioner, may nevertheless, present a similar petition to the High Court.