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 of
Features of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956
1. Hindu Succession Act applies to Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs.
2. The Act incorporates intestate and testamentary succession.
3. The Hindu Succession Act shall not apply to the person’s property whose marriage is solemnized under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
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.
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.