No bar on attachment of Pension to recover Maintenance, Bombay HC [Read Judgment]

Meera Emmanuel April 13 2019
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The Bombay High Court recently held that there is no bar on attaching a husband's pension for the purpose of recovering maintenance due to his wife.

Sitting at the Nagpur Bench, Justice MG Giratkar passed a judgment to this effect while disposing of a revision application filed against an interim order of the Magistrate Court. During the course of proceedings initiated under the Domestic Violence Act, the Magistrate had ordered the attachment of the husband's pension to secure the payment of Rs 30, 000 as . . .

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