Any marriage solemnised after the commencement of this Act shall be null and
void and may, on a petition presented by either party thereto 1[against the
other party], be so declared by a decree of nullity if it contravenes any one of
the conditions specified in clauses (i), (iv) and (v) of section 5.
1. Ins. by s. 5, ibid. (w.e.f. 27-5-1976).