Court cannot compel party to give consent for divorce by mutual consent, Delhi HC

Ashutosh Gambhir May 16 2018

The Delhi High Court yesterday delivered a comprehensive judgment in relation to divorce by mutual consent under Section 13B of the Hindu Marriage Act.

The Division Bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Deepa Sharma delivered the judgment in a batch of contempt petitions after a Single Judge Bench had framed certain questions for consideration by a larger Bench.

According to the first part of Section 13B, a petition for dissolution of marriage by a decree of divorce . . .

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