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1The Divorce Act, 1869

( ACT NO. IV Of 1869 )

Chapter XIII

RE-MARRIAGE

Liberty to parties to marry again
57. When six months after the date of an order of High Court Division confirming the decree for a dissolution of marriage made by a District Judge have expired,
 
 
or when six months after the date of any decree of High Court Division dissolving a marriage have expired, and no appeal has been presented against such decree to the High Court Division in its appellate jurisdiction,
 
 
or when any such appeal has been dismissed,
 
 
or when in the result of any such appeal any marriage is declared to be dissolved,
 
 
but not sooner, it shall be lawful for the respective parties to the marriage to marry again, as if the prior marriage had been dissolved by death:
 
 
Provided that no appeal to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has been presented against any such order or decree.
 
 
When such appeal has been dismissed, or when in the result thereof the marriage is declared to be dissolved, but not sooner, it shall be lawful for the respective parties to the marriage to marry again as if the prior marriage had been dissolved by death.

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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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