If she, places herself under the protection of anyone, belonging to her
father-in-laws family, or if she begins to live independently, then her husband
shall not be sued for her maintenance. Thus the determination of maintenance is
Women who neglect there dirty to their husbands or engage in amorous
dalliance are to be punished: but the punishment is not so severe as prescribed in later
If a woman engages herself in amorous intrigue, or drinking in
spite of in order to the contrary, she shall be fined three panes. She shall pay a fine of
six panas for going out in the daytime to sports or to see another woman or spectacle.
She shall pay a fine of twelve panas if she goes out to see another man
or for amusement. For the same often committed at night the fines shall be doubled. If
a woman goes out while the husband is asleep or under intoxication, or if she shuts the
door of the house against her husband, she shall be fined twelve panas.
If a woman keeps him out of the house at night, she shall pay double
the above fine. (III. iii 155).But in cases of serious offences the punishment is