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ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 10(iv)-- Adoption - Validity - Plaintiff was more than 15 years when adoption took place as per his school admission register - School admission register is admissible in evidence, as entry in said register has a presumptive value with regard to age and entry - Description of age in heading of deposition..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 10(iv)-- Adoption of child beyond the age of 15 years - Cannot be permitted - However, if there is custom or usage applicable to parties which permits person to be given in adoption even beyond the age 15 years, the same is valid...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 10(iv)-- Adoption of child beyond the age of 15 years - Permissibility - Child above age of 15 years was adopted by Jat family, as there is custom amongst Jat permitting adoption of son beyond the age of 15 years - Adoption deed is in writing and is duly registered - Even photographs of person adopting and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 11(vi), Evidence Act, 1872, Section 114-- Adoption - Presumption - Factum of adoption and its validity to be duly proved - Formal ceremony of giving and taking is an essential ingredient for a valid adoption - But long duration of time during which a person is treated as adopted cannot be ignored and by itself may in circumstances carry a..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 12-- Adoption - Effect of adoption - Vested interest - Property vested in adopted child before adoption continues to be vested in him subject to obligations attached to it as per S.12 Proviso (b) of the Act - However, co-parcenary properties of father of adopted child before adoption, which is not..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 25-- Permanent alimony - Cannot be granted to wife, if divorce petition filed by husband itself is dismissed - However, nothing prevents wife from preferring a fresh application u/s 18(1) of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act...........
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..........
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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