1. Family Courts Act, 1984 (66 of 1984) - Although provisions of Code of Civil Procedure (CPC) in its letter do not apply to the proceedings under the Family Courts Act, 1984, nevertheless, they are viewed as embodying principles of procedure which ought largely to guide the conduct of proceedings under the said Act. (174) PLR (Del.)
  2. Family Courts Act, 1984 (66 of 1984) - Court examined evidence of the respondent/husband in its entirety, however, the same yardstick was not applied in the case of the appellant/wife, whose evidence had been relied upon selectively and only to the extent it admitted the case of the respondent/husband - This to the Court's mind has not only resulted in inequality but also palpable injustice. (174) PLR (Del.)
  3. Family Courts Act, 1984 (66 of 1984) S. 7(1)(b) - Burden of ad valorem court-fee on the pocket of the person applying for relief who are themselves looking for survival money from the remiss family provider as in the case of FCA adjudication - To burden relief-seekers further with ad valorem court-fee would be onerous and oppressive and may defeat the intended purposes of the Act and act as a repellent to justice - The law is intended to protect the weak, the sick and the abandoned - This is what FCA does and the HAMA supports the cornerstone. (177) PLR