Report No. 59
Section 40B, S.M.A. (New).- A new section should be inserted in the Special Marriage Act be provide as follows1:-
(i) Petitions should be disposed of within 6 months of service of notice.
(ii) Appeals should be disposed of within 3 months of service of notice. See section 21B, Hindu Marriage Act as proposed.
1. Para. 9.35.