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

Guardianship Under Hindu Law

The provisions related to guardianship for Hindus are given under the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956.

This act provides as to who shall be the guardian, role of a guardian, and so on. In summary, it talks about guardianship among Hindu.

Section 6 of the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act talks about the natural guardian.KEEP READING

Glossary of Hindu Law

Important Words Of Hindu Law

1. Marriage- A union of two sexes, male and female. It is considered as sacrament under Hindu law.

2. Domicile- It is a place where the person actually resides. It can be different from the native place of a person.

3. Legitimate- It means anything which is acceptable in the eyes of the law. Like a legitimate child.KEEP READING

List of Important Sections of Hindu Law

Section 2 – Application of Act.
Section 3 – Definitions.
Section 5 – Conditions for a Hindu Marriage.
Section 7 – Ceremonies for a Hindu Marriage.
Section 8 – Registration of Hindu Marriages.
Section 9 – Restitution of conjugal rights.KEEP READING