Thursday, November 30, 2023

SC Refuses to Entertain Plea Relating to Maintenance

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The problems had already been addressed by the Supreme Court, which also informed the petitioner of Justice Indu Malhotra’s decision. One petitioner’s argument was rejected by a bench of Chief Justice of India UU Lalit and Justice Hemant Gupta, who noted that the questions presented in this case had previously been addressed in a previous case.

“As a result, we do not see a basis to consider the petition. The petition has been rejected “The judge stated.

In order for a woman to seek maintenance, the petitioner has informed the court of the multifaceted rules under three different sections of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Domestic Violence Act, and the Hindu Marriage Act, and claims that these provisions are burdensome.

The Supreme Court addressed the issue of support following divorce in a ruling it issued in 2020.

Then, in order to address the issue of overlapping jurisdiction and prevent inconsistent decisions from being made in separate processes, Justice Indu Malhotra’s decision set a number of recommendations on maintenance for women and children.

The petitioner must disclose the prior proceeding and any orders issued therein in the future proceeding, under the top court’s mandate.

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