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June 19, 2021 Archives

Wife Being More Qualified Than Husband Not a Ground To Deny Maintenance: Delhi High Court

This Petition was filed under section 482 of CrPC against an order which affirmed a decision passed by the Metropolitan Magistrate, Mahila Court directing the Petitioner to pay a sum of “Sixteen thousand five hundred” Indian Rupees as interim maintenance to the Respondent (his wife) under Section 23 of Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act,2005 (hereinafter “DV” Act).

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