Family Court does not have plenary powers to do away with mandatory procedural requirements: Supreme Court
Justices AM Khanwilkar, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari

Family Court does not have plenary powers to do away with mandatory procedural requirements: Supreme Court

A Family Court is expected to give notice to parties and provide them sufficient time and opportunity to present their claim in the form of pleadings and evidence before determination of the dispute, the Court said.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a family court does not have plenary powers to do away with the mandatory procedural requirements which guarantee fairness and transparency for adjudication of claims (Aman Lohia vs Kiran Lohia).

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