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1The Divorce Act, 1869

( ACT NO. IV Of 1869 )

Chapter III

DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Appointment of officer to exercise duties of King’s Proctor
2[17A. The Government may appoint an officer who shall, within the jurisdiction of the High Court Division 3[* * *], have the like right of showing cause why a decree for the disso-lution of a marriage should not be made absolute or should not be confirmed, as the case may be, as is exercisable in England by the King's Proctor; and the Government may make rules regulating the manner in which the right shall be exercised and all matters incidental to or consequential on any exercise of the right.
 
 
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  • 1
    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).
  • 2
    Section 17A was substituted, for section 17A by the Government of India (Adaptation of Indian Laws) Order, 1937.
  • 3
    The words “in that Province” were omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
  • 4
    Second paragraph was omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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