MATRIMONIAL CAUSES ACT - 1971 (ACT 367)

    Section - 43 - Interpretation.

    In this Act-

    "adultery" means the voluntary sexual intercourse of a married person with one of the opposite sex other than his or her spouse;

    "child of the household" means any child, whether the natural or adopted child of both or either of the parties, or any other child who is treated by both parties as a permanent member of their household;

    "court" means (subject to section 40) the High Court or a Circuit Court;

    "financial provision" includes maintenance and all other forms of financial support provided by one spouse to the other or to any child of the household;

    "maintenance pending suit" includes all forms of financial support provided by one spouse to the other or to any child of the household from the commencement to the determination of the proceedings;

    "marriage" except as otherwise provided in section 41 of this Act means a monogamous marriage;

    "monogamous marriage" does not include a potentially polygamous marriage.