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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 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 -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Registered adoption deed - Adoptive mother 70 years of age and adopted child aged 8 years - There is presumption u/s 16 of the Act that adoption is made in compliance with the provisions of the Act until and unless such presumption is disproved...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 6, 16-- Adoption - Deed of adoption registered - Factum of adoption proved by witnesses - Photographs of adoption ceremony produced in Court - No reason to disbelieve the adoption...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 7, 8-- Adoption - Of a male child without consent of wife - Adoption is not valid - Plea that consent of wife can be presumed as she participated in the ceremonies of adoption - Held, consent of wife cannot be presumed merely because she was present at the time of ceremonies of adoption as she was only a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 6, 11-- Adoption - Of a male child above 15 years in the year 1960 - Adoption deed registered - High Court held that adoption is not valid as child adopted was more than 15 years of age at the time of adoption - Adoption claimed to be legal and proper as per custom prevalent in the area - There was no..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2000
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Registration Act, 1908, Section 17(1)(b), 49-- Adoption deed restricting rights of adoptive parents to dispose of their property - Requires to be registered...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 1999
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Adoption - Deed of adoption not signed by any person giving the child in adoption - Copy produced not indicating that this is a registered deed of adoption - No presumption under S.16 can be drawn relating to the validity of adoption...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 1997
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Hindu Religious endowment-- Shebaitship - Succession - One H founded temple endowing his properties to temple - During his life time he was defacto trustee - Bhumidari right in properties conferred on deity - H had four chelas out of which R and B were real brothers - R got married and had two sons (plaintiffs) - B was last..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 1995
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 6-- Adoption - Proof - Adoptive mother aged 86 years could not be produced in Court - Three other witnesses present at the occasion of adoption examined - One of them a priest and other one being a person who was also present at time when deed of admission of adoption was executed by adoptive mother..........

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