17 June 2024

Search Results for Tag : succession


No retrospective relief for Hindu women in succession(16.10.2015)

In a case where a daughter contested having only a share in the self-acquired property of her father, but not in the entire property, the Supreme Cour.....

Tags : Hindu succession, retrospective, application



Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance, 2016(08.01.2016)

The President has promulgated the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinan.....

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Delhi High Court: Succession Can Only Be Granted To Legal Heirs Of A Person Who Dies Intestate(11.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that in cases where someone dies without a will, succession can only be granted to the legal heirs of that person, not the n.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea by Grandson of Deceased Account Holder Seeking Fund Release(01.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has rejected a petition filed by one Amol Patil who sought withdrawal of money from his deceased grandmother’s account without deman.....

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No Compulsion For Legal Heir To Apply For Heirship Certificate: Bombay HC(13.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that there is no compulsion for any legal heir of a deceased predecessor to either apply for a succession certificate o.....

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Bombay HC: Property Inherited by Hindu Female from Her Parents, Will Devolve Upon Her Parent's Heirs(25.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that u/s 15 of the Hindu Succession Act, any property inherited by a female Hindu from her father or mother, will devolve u.....

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Bombay High Court: Stepson Can’t Inherit Property Under Hindu Succession Act(08.02.2018)

Bombay High Court, while dismissing a plea by a stepson claiming a stake in his father’s property, has said that the definition of ‘son’ in the Hindu .....

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Kerala HC Turns Down Plea Challenging Vires of S. 33(b) Of Indian Succession Act(12.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has turned down a widow’s plea challenging the constitutionality of Section 33(b) of the Indian Succession Act which provides 50 per.....

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FAMILY - Married Daughter has Right of Succession in Lease Premises Under Goa Succession Law: SC(14.03.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a married daughter would have a right of succession in the "lease premises", as per the provisions of Goa Succession, .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Right of Succession in Lease Premises, Married Daughter,Goa Succession, Special Notaries and Inventory Proceeding Act, 2012.


FAMILY - Preferential Right U/S- 22 of Hindu Succession Act Applicable to Agricultural Land: SC(15.03.2019)

Supreme has held that the preferential right given to an heir of a Hindu under Section 22 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 is applicable even if the .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Hindu Succession Act, Section-22, Agricultural Land


Supreme Court Seeks Union Response on Gender Neutral Uniform Law for Succession Rights(11.03.2021)

Supreme Court has sought the Union government’s stand on the need for a gender and religion neutral uniform law conferring succession and inheritance .....

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P&H HC: Widow Can’t Claim Inheritance through Succession if Husband Not Owner of Property(02.06.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while deciding the inheritance dispute, has held that as husband was not the owner of the suit land on the date of his d.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Inheritance, Succession


Gujarat HC: Child Born from Widow's First Marriage Can Inherit Property from Her Second Husband(27.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that under Section 15 of the Hindu Succession Act, when a widow dies intestate, her heirs including son and daughter out o.....

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SC: ST Women Not Entitled to Any 'Right of Survivorship' Under Hindu Succession Act(12.12.2022)

Supreme Court while observing that a female member of the scheduled tribe (ST) is not entitled to any right of survivorship under the provisions of Hi.....

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Kar. HC: Hereditary Archakship Conferred Only on Paternal Line and Not Maternal Line(07.06.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that in order to claim the post of hereditary archak, the line of succession should be on the paternal side and not on t.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Hereditary Archakship, Succession, Paternal Line


Kar. HC: Child Born in 'Batil' Marriage is Illegitimate(04.08.2023)

Karnataka High Court while observing that child born in a 'Batil' marriage under Mohammadan Law, is illegitimate, has held that he does not have any r.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Batil Marriage, Succession, Mohammadan Law


SC: To Claim Right U/S 14 Hindu Succession Act, Woman Must Have Possession of Property(29.08.2023)

Supreme Court has held that the essential ingredient of Section 14(1) of Hindu Succession Act, 1956 is possession over the property and therefore in o.....

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Kar. HC: Repeal of Section 23 of Hindu Succession Act has Retroactive Effect(20.11.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that Section 23 of Hindu Succession Act while was repealed by the Amendment Act of 2005, is prospective in operation wit.....

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All. HC: S.388 Allows Appeal Against Order of Inferior Court to District Judge(01.12.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that proviso to Section 388(2) of the Succession Act creates an exception by providing that an appeal from any order of .....

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SC: Full Ownership of Property Under S.14 (1) Can be Claimed by Hindu Woman Only if She Possesses it(20.05.2024)

Supreme Court has held that for establishing full ownership on the undivided joint family estate under Section 14(1) of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956.....

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