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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 11-- Adoption - Mere treating as son is not proof of adoption in absence of proof of legal requirements of adoption - It is not sufficient to say that adoption took place in the hoary past and it is not possible to prove the same by way of positive evidence - In the absence of evidence of actual giving..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Adoption - Registered document - There is a valid presumption in favour of such document - Petitioner having miserably failed to dislodge the same, the adoption cannot be discarded...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 5, 4, 16, Punjab Custom (Power, Contest) Act, 1920, Section 3-- Adoption - Hindu Jat of Tehsil Naraingarh (Haryana) adopting a child - Custom barred the Jats of that area from making adoption - Custom does not prevail after coming into force of Hindu Adoption Act - In the matter of adoption Hindu Adoption Act has overriding effect and shall prevail over the..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 4, 5, 10, Punjab Custom (Power, Contest) Act, 1920, Section 3-- Adoption - Custom - Custom relating to adoption has ceased to have any force after coming into force of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act - Under the Act the adopted child is completely transposed from the family of the natural birth to the adoptive family - In the matter of adoption, the..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Adoption - Adoption deed duly registered - In view of S.16 of the Act the Court has to presume that the adoption has been made in compliance with the provisions of the Act unless and until it is disproved...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 7, Succession Act, 1925, Section 290, 295-- Adoption - Divorce between husband and wife - Wife went to England alongwith children - Remarried - Children adopted by second husband - Adoption valid as per U.K. law but invalid under Indian law - Children getting property of adoptive father - Held, children are not entitled to inherit property..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Hindu Law-- Adoption - Took place in the year 1928 - Held, as the adoption took place prior to enactment of Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, the Hold Hindu Law is applicable...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 8(c)-- Adoption - A Hindu female who is not divorced but is living life like a divorced woman is not competent to adopt - A female living separately from her husband is not a divorcee as there is no dissolution of marriage or a divorce in the eye of law...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 8-- Adoption - Married woman - A married woman cannot adopt at all during subsistence of the marriage if the husband is not disqualified under the law...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 7-- Adoption - Male Hindu - Cannot adopt except with the consent of the wife, unless the wife has completely and finally renounced the world or has ceased to be a Hindu or has been declared by a Court of competent jurisdiction to be of unsound mind - Consent of wife must be obtained prior to adoption..........

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