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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 10(iv)-- Adoption of child beyond the age of 15 years - Permissibility - Child above age of 15 years was adopted by Jat family, as there is custom amongst Jat permitting adoption of son beyond the age of 15 years - Adoption deed is in writing and is duly registered - Even photographs of person adopting and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 11(vi), Evidence Act, 1872, Section 114-- Adoption - Presumption - Factum of adoption and its validity to be duly proved - Formal ceremony of giving and taking is an essential ingredient for a valid adoption - But long duration of time during which a person is treated as adopted cannot be ignored and by itself may in circumstances carry a..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 12-- Adoption - Effect of adoption - Vested interest - Property vested in adopted child before adoption continues to be vested in him subject to obligations attached to it as per S.12 Proviso (b) of the Act - However, co-parcenary properties of father of adopted child before adoption, which is not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Sexual abuse of children-- Remedial measures - Directions issued : (i) The definition of the expression "child in need of care and protection" under S. 2(14) of the JJ Act should not be interpreted as an exhaustive definition - The definition is illustrative and the benefits envisaged for children in need of care and..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, Section 56, 61(c)-- Adoption of juvenile - Imposing condition of depositing Rs.10 lakhs by way of fixed deposit in favour of child/juvenile, while allowing application for adoption of juvenile is bad in law, as it is against the provision of S.61(c) of the Act - Said condition set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Accident - Compensation - Multiplier - Age of deceased was 20 years at the time of accident and he left behind a sister who at that point was 17 years of age - Adoption of multiplier of 18 is appropriate...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 25-- Permanent alimony - Cannot be granted to wife, if divorce petition filed by husband itself is dismissed - However, nothing prevents wife from preferring a fresh application u/s 18(1) of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166-- Motor accident - Chartered accountant - Received injuries on legs and suffered 70% permanent disability - Free movement involved for performance of duties by a chartered accountant - Movements of appellant restricted to a large extent and that too at a young age - There is thus, a definite loss of..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 6, 9, 10(iv)-- Adoption - Proof of - Admittedly, son was born in the year 1940 - However, 1st defendant in his written statement said that adoption took place in 1960 - Therefore, he was nearly 20 years old i.e beyond 15 years on the date of adoption - Even, there is nothing on record to show that custom or..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Will -- Suspicious circumstances - Recitals in Will appears to more intended to save adoption and settlement deeds, than to bequeath share of testator to legatees - Even, Will does not contain any recitals to the effect that it was read over and explained to her and she affixed her thumb impression after..........

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