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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Adoption - Deed of adoption did not bear signatures/thumb impression of natural father of adoptee or any guardian of adoptee - There was no indication of presence of parents of adoptee or his guardian at time of execution or registration of adoption deed - Adoption, held, not valid...........
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...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Adoption - Adoptee 35 years of age - Adoption deed registered - Plea that adoptee was 15 years of age when adopted but he was 35 years of age when deed was registered - This fact not proved - Held, merely because adoption deed is registered, Court is not precluded from examining whether or not the..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Registered adoption deed - Presumption - No evidence led to disprove the deed - There was not even oral statement to rebut the presumption - A mere plea that the deed is not genuine is not sufficient to rebut the presumption u/s 16 of the Act...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 112, Hindu Adoptions And Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 11, Will-- Proof of - Suspicious circumstances - Attester and scribe of will does not say that will was drafted to the dictation and information of executor - As per their evidence executor having understood the contents affixed his thumb impression - Deceased was suffering from asthma - Nothing on record to..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Punjab Civil Services Rules, Vol-- B(1) and 6.17 - Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16 - Family pension - Family - Unmarried adopted daughter - Claim for family pension - Adoption of the petitioner by the deceased on 7.2.1988 when she was only 8 months old - There is absolutely no confusion or doubt about the..........
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..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Adoption - Proof - For drawing presumption of adoption, deed must be made and signed by both the parties - It should be bilateral document - Deed when signed in the form of acknowledgement then mere signature by natural guardians as witness thereon does not make the deed executed by both the..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Adoption - Proof - If adoption deed is made and signed by both the parents and contains date and place of adoption, and same is registered then no other evidence is required to prove factum of adoption which can be disproved only by cogent evidence - If deed is surrounded by suspicious..........

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