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Chapter VII – Restitution of Conjugal Rights

Section 32 – Petition for restitution of conjugal rights

When either the husband or the wife has without reasonable excuse, withdrawn from the society of the other, either wife or husband may apply, by Petition to the District Court or the High Court, for restitution of conjugal rights, and the Court, on being satisfied of the truth of the statements made in such Petition, Hand that there is no legal ground why the application should not be granted, may decree restitution of conjugal rights accordingly.

Section 33 – Answer to Petition

Nothing shall be pleaded in answer to a Petition for restitution of conjugal rights, which would not be ground for a suit for judicial separation or for a decree of nullity of marriage.