10. Judicial Separation.

(1) Either party to a marriage, whether solemnized before or after the commencement of this Act, may present a petition praying for a decree of judicial separation on any of the grounds specified in sub-section (1) of section 13 and in the case of a wife on any of the grounds on which a petition for divorce might have been presented.

(2) Where a decree for judicial separation has been passed, it should no longer be obligatory for the petitioner to cohabit with the respondent, but the Court may, on the application by petition of either party and on being satisfied of the truth of the statements made in such petition, rescind the decree, if he considers it just and reasonable to do so.

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