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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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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 7-- Proviso - Adoption by male Hindu - Without taking consent of wife - Validity - Consent of legally wedded wife is mandatory for taking adoption by male Hindu in case wife is not falling in excepted category of S.7 Proviso of the Act - In absence of same, adoption by male Hindu is invalid...........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 12, 16-- Adoption - Registered deed - Alteration in name of parents and initials of child in Birth Register - Name of biological parents in the Births and Deaths Register, need not be changed, just because the child is given in adoption - Petitioner can issue a private notice in the Gazette about the..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125-- Maintenance - Unmarried daughter - Can be treated as a dependent upon her father within the meaning of S.20 of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act and therefore, entitled to maintenance from her father...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 9(4), (5), 11(ii), Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 41-- Adoption of minor girl - Adoption of second child of same gender i.e a female child - Embargo for adopting a child of same sex as envisaged u/s 11(ii) of 1956 Act has been done away under the 2000 Act, which simply creates an exception in case of abandoned children and children in destitute as it..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 16-- Adoption - Presumption - In order to raise presumption regarding adoption on the basis of adoption deed, the deed must have been signed by both i.e. person giving and the person taking the child in adoption - In the instant case, adoption deed was not signed by natural father and mother of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 5, 16-- Adoption - Suit for declaration - Plaintiff was 16 years of age at the time of adoption as such it was incumbent on plaintiff to plead and prove custom or usages applicable to parties permitting persons, who have completed the age of 15 years being taken in adoption in view of provision of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 5, 16-- Adoption - Suit for declaration - Non-production of relevant documents - Claim of plaintiff regarding date of adoption being 14.1.1984 and suit having been filed in the year 2004 i.e. after almost 21 years, no, production of voters list, ration card and employment/education related documents to..........

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