In this judgment, Delhi High Court held that “the provisions under the D.V.Act can be invoked only when the domestic relationship is in existence. Where the domestic relationship ceased, the provisions under the D.V.Act cannot be invoked, basis this judgment here.”
Contention is from Para 11,
Poonam Vs V.P.Sharma on 25 February, 2014
The contention of the petitioner has been that when she can move the jurisdiction of the court under Section 125 Cr.P.C., nothing prevents her from invoking the jurisdiction of the court under D.V.Act. It s further contended that the expression used under Section 2 (f) ‘at any point of time lived together’ also includes a divorced wife.