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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..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Law-- Coparcenary property - Adoptive son takes a legal birth in the adoptive family at the time of his adoption and accordingly gets a right in property of his adoptive father as much as a natural born son...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Law-- Joint family property - Deceased was sole surviving coparcener of joint Hindu Family at the time of adoption of defendant No.1 - Upon adoption defendant No.1 got a right in the property of his adoptive father/deceased - Property in the hands of defendant No.1 is a joint family property -..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 10, 11-- Adoption deed - Entry in revenue records - Adoption was made by both the adoptive parents - Biological parents of minor have executed the deed with their joint consent - Both the parties are Hindus - Child was unmarried and eligible to be adopted in each and every aspect - Adoption deed also..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 65, 66-- Secondary evidence - Suit filed on the basis of photocopy of adoption deed - Plaintiff be given a chance to prove existence or loss thereof - Application was filed not only u/s 65 but also u/s 66 of the Act, which itself is a notice to defendant no.3 to admit or deny the existence of the same -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 12-- Adoption - An adopted child cannot divest any person of any estate which vested in him or her before adoption - In the instant case, property of deceased vested in his widow and three daughters would not be disturbed by virtue of subsequent adoption of defendant No.1 by widow of deceased...........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 11(4)-- Adoption - Validity - Adopted son 10 years elder than his adoptive mother - Adoption is void, as it is in contravention of condition enumerated in S.11(iv) of the Act...........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 11-- Adoption - Validity - No documentary evidence on record which proved adoption - Mere performance of funeral rights would not sustain the validity of adoption, unless it clearly appears that act itself was performed under such circumstances as would render it perfectly legal...........

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