Report No. 59
9.27. Section 34(2) and section 34(3).-
Section 34(2) of the Special Marriage Act, dealing with reconciliation, should be brought into line with the recommendation made by us as to the corresponding provision1 in the Hindu Marriage Act. Also, a new sub-section should be inserted, to empower the court to seek the help of a third party in its endeavour at reconciliation, on the lines of the new sub-section, proposed2 in the corresponding provision in the Hindu Marriage Act.
1. See recommendation as to section 12(2), Hindu Marriage Act.
2. See recommendation as to section 12(3), (New) Hindu Marriage Act.