Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 — Section 13-B — Dissolution of marriage

July 30th, 2013

Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 — Section 13-B — Dissolution of marriage — Waiver of period of six months between first motion and second motion — Permissibility of, determination — Parties are fighting since 2005 and 12 proceedings were pending before various courts — Quashing of all litigations between parties — Compromise between parties and compromise deed put on record — Respondent/husband agreed to pay a particular amount as full and final settlement of disputes between parties — Entire payment has been made to appellant — Relationship between couple has broken down in a very hasty manner and absolutely no possibility of a repproachment between them even if matter was to be adjourned for a period of six months — Therefore, in the interest of justice, period of six months should be waived — All the litigations pending between parties accordingly quashed — Marriage between them is dissolved and a decree shall be drawn up accordingly — Appeal disposed of accordingly.

(Paras 3 to 5)

Priyanka Khanna v. Amit Khanna[Bench Strength 2], Criminal Appeal Nos. 1745/2011 (Arising out of SLP (Crl.) No. 1665/2011)(01/09/2011), 2011(5) SCV(Civil) 315: 2012(1) JCC 155 [Harjit Singh Bedi, J.: Gyan Sudha Misra, J.]

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