What are the defences to the grant of a decree of Nullity?

  1. If the Plaintiff knew of the circumstances whereby he or she could have avoided the marriage but conduct himself or herself such as to lead the Respondent reasonably to believe that the Plaintiff would not seek to do so; and that it would be unjust to the Defendant to grant the decree.
  2. For the Application based on the ground of mental illness, lack of consent, pregnancy and venereal disease, the Application must be instituted within 3 years of marriage