The Hindu Marriage Act `1955An Act to amend and codify the law relating to marriage among Hindus.
List of Chapters & Sections
PRELIMINARY HINDU MARRIAGES RESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTS AND JUDICIAL SEPARATION NULLITY OF MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE JURISDICTION AND PROCEDURE SAVINGS AND REPEALS
RESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTS AND JUDICIAL SEPARATION
NULLITY OF MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE11Void marriages12Voidable marriages13Divorce13AAlternate relief in divorce proceedings13BDivorce by mutual consent14No petition for divorce to be presented within one year of marriage15Divorced persons when may marry again16Legitimacy of children of void and voidable marriages17Punishment of bigamy18Punishment for contravention of certain other conditions for a Hindu marriage
JURISDICTION AND PROCEDURE19Court to which petition shall be presented20Contents and verification of petitions21Application of Act 5 of 190821APower to transfer petitions in certain cases21BSpecial provision relating to trial and disposal of petitions under the Act21CDocumentary evidence22Proceedings to be in camera and may not be printed or published23Decree in proceedings23ARelief for respondent in divorce and other proceedings24Maintenance pendente lite and expenses of proceedings25Permanent alimony and maintenance26Custody of children27Disposal of property28Appeals from decrees and orders28AEnforcement of decrees and orders
SAVINGS AND REPEALS