MATRIMONIAL CAUSES ACT - 1971 (ACT 367)

    Section - 3 - Adultery of Respondent.

    Where with a view to reconciliation the parties to the marriage have lived with each other as man and wife for a period or periods after it became known to the petitioner that the respondent had since the celebration of the marriage, committed adultery, then-

    (a) if the length of that period or of those periods together was six months or less, their living with each other as man and wife during that period or those periods shall be disregarded in determining whether for the purposes of section 2 (1) (a) the petitioner finds it intolerable to live with the respondent; but

    (b) if the length of that period or those periods together exceeded six months, the petitioner shall not be entitled to rely on that adultery for the purposes of section 2 (1) (a).