8. Registration of Hindu Marriages. (1) For the purpose of facilitating the proof of Hindu Marriages, the State Government may make rules providing that the parties to any such marriage may have the particulars relating to their marriage entered in such manner and subject such to conditions as may beKEEP READING

13. Divorce. (1) Any marriage solemnized, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, may, on a petition presented by either the husband or the wife, be dissolved by a decree of divorce on the ground that the other party- (i) has, after the solemnization of the marriage, hadKEEP READING

RESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTS AND JUDICIAL SEPARATION 9. Restitution of conjugal rights. When either the husband or the wife has, without reasonable excuse, withdrawn from the society of the other, the aggrieved party may apply, by petition to the District Court, for restitution of conjugal rights and the Court, onKEEP READING

Hindu Marriage Act

Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 An Act to amend and codify the law relating to marriage among Hindus. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Sixth Year of the Republic of India as follows- Preliminary 1. Short title and extent. 2. Application of Act. 3. Definitions. 4. Overriding effect of Act.KEEP READING

Hindu Succession Act

Hindu Succession Act, 1956 An Act to amend and codify the law relating to intestate succession among Hindus. Be it enacted by Parliament in the seventh year of the Republic of India as follows:- Chapter I of Hindu Succession Act – Preliminary 1. Short title and extent. 2. Application ofKEEP READING

Hindu Minority And Guardianship Act

Hindu Minority And Guardianship Act, 1956 An Act to amend and codify certain parts of the law relating to minority and guardianship among Hindus. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows- Short title and extent. Act to be supplemental to ActKEEP READING

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

CHAPTER I – PRELIMINARY 1. Short title and extent. (1) This Act may be called the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. Read Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act on a single, systematic page. Download PDF forKEEP READING

2. Application of Act. (1) This Act applies- (a) to any person, who is a Hindu by religion in any of its forms or developments, including a Virashaiva, a Lingayat or a follower of the Brahmo, Prarthana or Arya Samaj, (b) to any person who is a Buddhist, Jaina orKEEP READING