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Neha Goel, Advocate

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S.C. Khunger, Advocate

Rohit Bansal, Advocate

Varinder Singh Kanwar, Advocate

Hittan Nehra, Advocate

Judgments on Live-in-relationship

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Live-in relationships — Women in live-in relationships, held, are entitled to all the reliefs given in Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Live in relationships — Held, not all live in relationships will amount to a relationship in the nature of marriage to get the benefit of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 — To get such benefit the conditions mentioned by us in Para 33 of this judgment must be satisfied, and this has to be proved by evidence.

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Live-in-relationship — In S. Khushboo Vs. Kanniammal & Anr. JT 2010 (4) SC 478, this Court, placing reliance upon its earlier decision in Lata Singh Vs. State of U.P. & Anr. AIR 2006 SC 2522, held that live-in-relationship is permissible only in unmarried major persons of heterogeneous sex — In case, one of the said persons is married, man may be guilty of offence of adultery and it would amount to an offence under Section 497 IPC — Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 497. 

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