The Indian Divorce Act, 1869
44. Power to make such orders after decree or confirmation. –
The High Court after a decree absolute for dissolution of marriage or a decree of nullity of marriage,
and the District Court after a decree for dissolution of marriage or of nullity of marriage has been confirmed,
may, upon application by petition for the purpose, make from time to time all such orders and provisions, with respect to the custody, maintenance and education of the minor children, the marriage of whose parents was the subject of the decree, or for placing such children under the protection of the said Court, as might have been made by such decree absolute or decree (as the case may be), or by such interim orders as aforesaid.