Termination of a legal marriage.
Either parties of the marriage can request for divorce.
No divorce can be made within 2 years of the marriage. However, the divorce could be granted within 2 years of marriage if the case has exceptional circumstances or hardship suffered by the either parties. .
Irretrievable breakdown of marriage:-
• either parties have committed adultery;
• either parties behave in a way that cannot reasonably be expected to live together;
• either parties have deserted another for a continuous period of at least 2 years; or
• the parties have lived apart for a continuous period of 2 years.
The child’s custody will be determined by the court based on the best welfare of the child because they are given the utmost priority by the court.
The presumption is that the property will be divided equally among the parties. If it is not a joint property, the judge will decide based on the contribution made by the parties.