Supreme Court Guidelines On Payment Of Maintenance In Matrimonial Matters

In RAJNESH VERSUS NEHA, the Supreme Court has stated that it shall frame guidelines on payment of maintenance in matrimonial matters

ITEM NO.48 COURT NO.14 SECTION II-A
S U P R E M E C O U R T O F I N D I A
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
Petition(s) for Special Leave to Appeal (Crl.) No(s). 9503/2018
(Arising out of impugned final judgment and order dated 14-08-2018
in CRWP No. 875/2015 passed by the High Court Of Judicature At
Bombay At Nagpur)
RAJNESH Petitioner(s)
VERSUS
NEHA & ANR. Respondent(s)
(IA No. 159041/2018 – EXEMPTION FROM FILING C/C OF THE IMPUGNED
JUDGMENT
IA No. 172048/2018 – PERMISSION TO FILE ADDITIONAL
DOCUMENTS/FACTS/ANNEXURES)

Date : 11-09-2019 This matter was called on for hearing today.

CORAM : HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE INDU MALHOTRA
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R. SUBHASH REDDY

For Petitioner(s) Mr. Anurag Gharote, Adv.
Mrs. Pragya Baghel, AOR
For Respondent(s) Mr. Anshuman Singh, Adv.
Mr. Satyajit A. Desai, Adv.
Ms. Anagha S. Desai, AOR

UPON hearing the counsel the Court made the following

O R D E R

Learned counsel for petitioner is directed to handover the
demand draft of Rs. 2,00,000/- (Rupees Two lakhs) towards arrears
of maintenance to the learned counsel for the respondent-wife.

The petitioner is directed to pay an additional amount of
Rs. 3,00,000/- (Rupees Three lakhs) which, as per his own admission
is due and payable to the petitioner towards arrears of maintenance
within two weeks from today.

We direct both the Counsel to file affidavits of their clients
as to the statements of accounts with respect to payment of
maintenance by the Courts below.

We appoint Mr. Gopal Sankarnarayanan, Senior Advocate and
Ms. Anitha Shenoy, Senior Advocate as Amicus Curiae to assist the
Court for framing guidelines on payment of maintenance in
matrimonial matters.

The Registry is directed to provide a copy of the paper book
to the Learned Amicu Curiae to enable them to assist in the matter.

List the matter on 14th October, 2019 for further proceedings.

(POOJA CHOPRA) (RAJINDER KAUR)
COURT MASTER BRANCH OFFICER

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