Supreme Court In this case, upheld the view taken by the Delhi High Court that the conduct of the parties even prior to the coming into force of the Domestic Violence Act, could be taken into consideration while passing an order under Sections 18, 19 and 20 thereof. Even if a wife, who had shared a household in the past, but was no longer doing so when the Act came into force, would still be entitled to the protection of the Act.
V.D. Bhanot Vs Savita Bhanot on 07 February 2012
Two more Orders after the above one were passed.
V.D. Bhanot Vs Savita Bhanot on 04 April 2012
Order u/s 19
V.D. Bhanot Vs Savita Bhanot on 07 February 2013
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