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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16 -- Adoption - Suit for declaration that adoption deed in question is void, illegal and inoperative in law - Adoption deed is duly registered - A declaratory decree regarding validity of adoption was already taken by adoptee in his favour and adopting father had admitted factum of adoption - Concurrent findings of trial..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 5 -- Adoption - Void adoption - Can be challenged at any time - There is no limitation prescribed for the same...........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Registration Act, 1908, Section 17 -- Registered adoption deed - Admissibility - Where registered adoption deed is more than 20 years old and ceremonies of adoption are proved by oral evidence, said adoption deed is admissible in evidence...........

GUJARAT HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125, Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 20(2) -- Maintenance - Provision of S.125 Cr.P.C. is neither inconsistent nor controlled by provisions of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act - It has to be construed having regard to phraseology used in the provision itself...........

HYDERABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 5, 10 -- Adoption - Validity - No registered deed of adoption on record to presume the so called adoption in question - Neither any customary usage is proved to claim that respondent is adopted - More so, respondent is major and having completed 15th year, by which adoption is not valid otherwise - Adoption, held, not..........

MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A -- Word "Relative" has not been defined under IPC - However, it means any person related by blood, marriage or adoption...........

KARNATAKA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 10, 11 -- Adoption - Validity - Adoptee was 21 years of age at the time of adoption - No proof of custom to adopt a child above 15 years of age - Factum of adoption not established by conclusive evidence - Adopter father/defendant no.1, specifically denied the adoption - Adoption, held, not proved - Adoptee, thus, not..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 103 -- Burden of proof - Adoption - Lies on that person who wishes the court to believe in its existence - No documentary evidence was produced to prove the adoption - Moreover, in electoral roll parentage of the party was totally different - Thus, adoption was not proved...........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 7 -- Proviso - Adoption by male Hindu - Without taking consent of wife - Validity - Consent of legally wedded wife is mandatory for taking adoption by male Hindu in case wife is not falling in excepted category of S.7 Proviso of the Act - In absence of same, adoption by male Hindu is invalid...........

KERALA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Section 2(a), 2(f), 2(q) -- Domestic violence - To seek relief on the ground of domestic violence, it is not necessary that woman should be related to person committing the wrong by matrimony alone, but may be by a relationship in the nature of marriage or related by consanguinity, adoption or are family members living..........

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