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1The Divorce Act, 1869

( ACT NO. IV Of 1869 )

Chapter VI

PROTECTION-ORDERS

Deserted wife may apply to Court for protection
27. Any wife to whom section 4 of 2[the Succession Act, 1925], does not apply, may, when deserted by her husband, present a petition to the District Court or the High Court Division, at any time after such desertion, for an order to protect any property which she may have acquired or may acquire, and any property of which she may have become possessed or may become possessed after such desertion, against her husband or his creditors, or any person claiming under him.

  • 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
    The words, comma and figure “the Succession Act, 1925” were substituted, for the words, comma and figure “the Indian Succession Act, 1865” by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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