Patently illegal to allow visitation, custody in plea for restitution of conjugal rights: Supreme Court

The Court noted that it was 'constrained' to invoke powers under Article 142 to set aside a family court decree that had granted child visitation rights while hearing a plea under Section 9 of the Hindu Marriage Act.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently ruled that rights of visitation and/or temporary custody of child cannot be granted in an application seeking restitution of conjugal rights under the Hindu Marriage Act [Priyanka vs Santosh Kumar]

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