Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act

An Act to amend and codify the law relating to adoptions and maintenance among Hindus. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:- Chapter I of Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act – Preliminary 1. Short title and extent. 2. Application of Act.KEEP READING

Hindu Disposition of Property Act

Hindu Disposition of Property Act, 1916 An act to remove certain existing disabilities in respect of the power of disposition of property by Hindus for the benefit of persons not in existence at the date of such disposition. WHEREAS it is expedient to remove certain existing disabilities in respect ofKEEP READING

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 Updated 2019 Part 1

The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 ACT No. 26 OF 1996 An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to domestic arbitration, international commercial arbitration and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards as also to define the law relating to conciliation and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. PreambleKEEP READING

Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897

(1) This Act may be called the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.

(2) It extends to the whole of India except the territories which, immediately before the 1st
November, 1956, were comprised in Part B States.KEEP READING

Indian Majority Act, 1875 WritingLaw

The Indian Majority Act, 1875

An Act to amend the law respecting the age of majority.
Preamble.
WHEREAS, in the case of persons domiciled in India it is expedient to specify the age of Majority;
It is hereby enacted as follows-

1. Short title.
This Act may be called the Indian Majority Act, 1875.KEEP READING

Muslim Marriage, Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act

An Act to consolidate and clarify the provisions of Muslim law relating to suits for dissolution of marriage by women married under Muslim law and to remove doubts as to the effect of the renunciation of Islam by a married Muslim woman on her marriage tie.

WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and clarify the provisions of Muslim law relating to suits for dissolution of marriage by women married under Muslim law and…KEEP READING

RTI Act, 2005 WritingLaw

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005 (UPDATED 2019) An Act to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitutionKEEP READING

The Minimum Wages Act 1948

MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 1948 BARE ACT An Act to provide for fixing minimum rates of wages in certain employments. WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for fixing minimum rates of wages in certain employments; It is hereby enacted as follows- (Note- This Act has been extended to Dadra and NagarKEEP READING

Passport Rules

PASSPORT ACT, 1967 An Act to provide for the issue of passports and travel documents, to regulate the departure from India of citizens of India and for other persons and for matters incidental or ancillary thereto. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Eighteenth Year of the Republic of IndiaKEEP READING

Medical Council Act 1956

INDIAN MEDICAL COUNCIL ACT, 1956 BARE ACT An act to provide for the reconstitution of the medical council of India and the maintenance of a medical register for India and for matters connected therewith. Be it enacted by Parliament in the seventh year of the Republic of India as follows-KEEP READING

Registration Act, 1908

REGISTRATION ACT, 1908 BARE ACT An Act to consolidate the enactments relating to the Registration of Documents. WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate the enactments relating to the registration of documents; it is hereby enacted as follows- PART I – PRELIMINARY 1. Short title, extent and commencement. (1) This ActKEEP READING