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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 7-- Adoption deed - Registered deed executed in the year 1955 - Plea that consent of wife not taken to adopt - Since deed was executed prior to enactment of Act and thus even presuming that consent wife was not taken will not make the deed invalid - However, there is nothing to suggest that wife had..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Section 9-- Exclusive jurisdiction of civil Court - Issue of adoption and inheritance rights - Can be decided exclusively by Civil Court and indeed outside the jurisdictional sweep of revenue authorities...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Adoption deed - Validity - Natural guardians of adoptee did not sign the adoption deed as executant's thereof but appended their signatures thereto as attesting witnesses - This is merely a technicality and adoption deed duly registered could not be declared invalid, particularly when other..........
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 -..........
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 -..........
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 -..........
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...........

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