Divorce and Judicial Separation Act

Divorce and Judicial Separation (Absent Respondents) Regulations 1984

[GN 42 of 1984 – 2 April 1984] [Section 21]

1. These regulations may be cited as the Divorce and Judicial Separation (Absent Respondents) Regulations 1984.

2. In these regulations –

"Act" means the Divorce and Judicial Separation Act;

"advice of delivery" and "registered postal packet" have the same meaning as in the Post Office Regulations 1977;

"lodged" means lodged with the Registrar.

3. (1) These regulations shall apply to a respondent in an action for divorce who –

 (a) has been absent from Mauritius during the year immediately preceding the day on which the divorce petition was lodged; and

 (b) has not specially authorised any person in Mauritius to represent him in the proceedings.

(2) Where a petition, notice or other process is required under the Act to be served on a respondent to whom these regulations apply, the petitioner or his attorney may cause the process to be served by –

 (a) sending the process to the respondent by registered postal packet; and

 (b) producing to the Court or Judge, as the case may be, an advice of delivery indicating that the packet has been received by the respondent.

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Divorce and Judicial Separation Regulations 1981

[GN 1 of 1982 – 11 January 1982] [Section 21(1)]

1. These regulations may be cited as the Divorce and Judicial Separation Regulations 1981.

2. In these regulations –

"Act" means the Divorce and Judicial Separation Act.

3. (1) Where a petition is lodged, the Registrar

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