Principles of Hindu Law, Volume 2

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LexisNexis Butterworths, 2007 - Civil law
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This is a classic work on Hindu Law. The author Satyajeet Desai is a well known jurist,Advocate and his study of the subject is superb.

Contents

18
xxxiii
Contents v
1
Application of Act
26
CHAPTER II
45
Guardianship in marriage
54
Registration of Hindu marriages
60
Vordable Marriages
80
Divorce
94
Definitions and interpretations
309
CHAPTER ll
317
Devolution of interest in coparcenary property
320
Devolution of interest in the property of a tarwad tavazhi
342
General rules of succession in the case of males
348
Order of succession among heirs in the Schedule
374
Order of succession among agnates and cognates
382
Property of a female Hindu to be her absolute property
393

Nonaccess
105
Mental cruelty
115
Dowry
126
Separation
133
Mutual desertion
139
Desertion and doctrine of condonation
145
No petition for divorce to be presented within
170
Divorced persons when may marry again
176
A Parasurama Reddiar v Arunachala
184
Punishment of bigamy
185
21A Power to transfer petitions in certain cases
203
A Premchand v Padmarya 90
213
Abdul Hakim v Fazu Miya 24
226
23A Relief for respondent in divorce and other proceedings
235
Aina Devi v Bachan Singh 78
243
Jagannadham 230
257
Custody of children
273
Disposal of property
274
28A Enforcement of decrees and orders
283
Distribution of property among heirs in Class ll
289
Introductory Note
291
The Hindu Succession Act 1956
303
General rules of succession in the case of female Hindus
423
Order of succession and manner of distribution among
445
Fullblood preferred to halfblood
455
Presumption in cases of simultaneous deaths 46 1
461
Special provisions respecting dwelling houses
466
Murderer disqualified
473
Testamentary Succession
485
The Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act 1956
499
Dependants defined 603
531
Introductory Note
533
The Hindu Adoptions And Maintenance Act 1956
545
Definitions
549
Persons capable of giving in adoption
560
Other conditions for a valid adoption
566
Right of adoptive parents to dispose off their properties
579
Valid adoption not to be cancelled
582
Amount of maintenance may be altered on change
614
Effect of transfer of property on right to maintenance
616
Appendix II
623
Appendix V
631
Index
639
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