Hindu Divorce and Judicial Separation Law in Pakistan

Hindu Divorce and Judicial Separation Law in Pakistan

Judicial   separation.   (1)   Either  party to a marriage,  may present a petition to a court of competent  jurisdiction  for a decree  for judicial  separation on any of the following  grounds;

The other party renounced  the Hindu   Religion  and adopted another one;  or

He after the solemnization of the marriage, treated the petitioner with cruelty; or

Has deserted the petitioner for a continuous  period  of not less than two years  immediately   preceding the  presentation   of the petition; or

has  been incurably   of unsound  mind,  or has been suffering continuously    or intermittently  from mental   disorder of such   a kind  and  to  such  an    extent  that  the   petitioner  cannot reasonably  be expected to live with the respondent.

has  been   suffering   from  a  virulent    and  incurable   form  of disease;