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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Complete Act - Bare Act

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Act Info:
Preamble1 - HINDU SUCCESSION ACT, 1956
Chapter I
Section1 - Short title and extent
Section2 - Application of Act
Section3 - Definitions and interpretations
Section4 - Over-riding effect of Act
Chapter II
Section5 - Act not to apply to certain properties
Section6 - Devolution of interest of coparcenary property
Section7 - Devolution of interest in the property of a tarwad, tavazhi, kutumba, kavaru or illom
Section8 - General rules of succession in the case of males
Section9 - Order of succession among heirs in the Schedule
Section10 - Distribution of property among heirs in class I of the Schedule
Section11 - Distribution of property among heirs in class II of the Schedule
Section12 - Order of succession among agnates and cognates
Section13 - Computation of degrees
Section14 - Property of a female Hindu to be her absolute Property
Section15 - General rules of succession in the case of female Hindus
Section16 - Order of succession and manner of distribution among heirs of a female Hindu
Section17 - Special provisions respecting persons governed by marumakkattayam and aliyasantana laws
Section18 - Full blood preferred to half blood
Section19 - Mode of succession of two or more heirs
Section20 - Right of child in womb
Section21 - Presumption in cases of simultaneous deaths
Section22 - Preferential right to acquire property in certain cases
Section23 - Omitted
Section24 - Omitted
Section25 - Murderer disqualified
Section26 - Converts descendants disqualified
Section27 - Succession when heir disqualified
Section28 - Disease, defect, etc. not to disqualify
Section29 - Failure of heirs
Chapter III
Section30 - Testamentary succession
Chapter IV
Section31 - [Repealed]
ScheduleI - SCHEDULE

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