Section 47 Indian Divorce Act 1869

Section 47 Indian Divorce Act

Section 47 of the Indian Divorce Act 1869 is about Petition to state absence of collusion. It is under CHAPTER XII (PROCEDURE) of the Act.

Petition to state absence of collusion

Every petition under this Act for a decree of dissolution of marriage, or of nullity of marriage, or of judicial separation 1 *** shall 2 *** state that there is not any collusion or connivance between the petitioner and the other party to the marriage.

Statements to be verified.–The statements contained in every petition under this Act shall be verified by the petitioner or some other competent person in manner required by law for the verification of plaints, and may at the hearing be referred to as evidence.

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