Laws and Bare Acts of India at

MyNation Foundation Online Law Library

Section 35- The Indian Divorce Act, 1869

The Indian Divorce Act, 1869


35. Power to order adulterer to pay costs. –


Whenever in any petition presented by a husband the alleged adulterer has been made a co- respondent, and the adultery has been established the Court may order the correspondent to pay the whole or any part of the costs of the proceedings.


Provided that the co-respondent shall not be ordered to pay the petitioners costs-


(1) If the respondent was, at the time of the adultery, living apart from her husband and leading the life of a prostitute, or


(2) If the co- respondent had not, at the time of the adultery, reason to believe the respondent to be a married woman.


Power to order litigious intervener to pay costs.-Whenever any application is made under section 17, the Court, if it thinks that the applicant had no grounds or no sufficient grounds for intervening, may order him to pay the whole or any part of the costs occasioned by the application.



Previous | Next


The Indian Divorce Act, 1869


Indian Laws – Bare Acts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Not found ...? HOW TO WIN 498a, DV, DIVORCE; Search in Above link

All Law documents and Judgment copies
Landmark Judgments
Important SC/HC Judgements on 498A IPC
Rules and Regulations of India.
Copyright © 2021 Laws and Bare Acts of India at

Free Legal Help, Just WhatsApp Away

MyNation HELP line

We are Not Lawyers, but No Lawyer will give you Advice like We do

Please read Group Rules – CLICK HERE, If You agree then Please Register CLICK HERE and after registration  JOIN WELCOME GROUP HERE

We handle Women Centric biased laws like False Section 498A IPC, Domestic Violence(DV ACT), Divorce, Maintenance, Alimony, Child Custody, HMA 24, 125 CrPc, 307, 312, 313, 323, 354, 376, 377, 406, 420, 497, 506, 509; TEP, RTI and many more…

MyNation FoundationMyNation FoundationMyNation Foundation