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1The Divorce Act, 1869

( ACT NO. IV Of 1869 )

Chapter III

DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Decrees for dissolution to be nisi
16. Every decree for a dissolution of marriage made by High Court Division, not being a confirmation of a decree of a District Court, shall, in the first instance, be a decree nisi, not to make absolute till after the expiration of such time, not less than six months from the pronouncing thereof, as the High Court Division by general or special order from time to time directs.

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words “Bangladesh”, “Government”, "High Court Division" and "Appellate Division" were substituted, for the words “Pakistan”, “Provincial Government” or “the said Government”, "High Courts" or "High Court" or "a High Court" and "Supreme Court" respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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