Laws of Bangladesh

1The Divorce Act, 1869

( ACT NO. IV OF 1869 )

Chapter III


Court to be satisfied of absence of collusion
12. Upon any such petition for the dissolution of a marriage, the Court shall satisfy itself, so far as reasonable can, not only as to the facts alleged, but also whether or not the petitioner has been on any manner accessory to, or conniving at the going through of the said form of marriage, or the adultery, or has condoned the same, and shall also inquire into any countercharge which may be made against the petitioner.

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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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