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BOMBAY HINDU HEIRS' RELIEF ACT, 1866, (Maharashtra) Section 4 - Bare Act

StateMaharashtra Government
Section Title Husband of the Hindu Widow not liable for the debt of deceased former husband
Act Info:

No person who has married a Hindu widow shall, merely by reason of such marriage, be liable for any of the debts of any prior deceased husband of such widow * * * *1


1 The rest of section4 which was as follows:-"and the provisions of this section may be used as a defense by any such person who shall be defendant in a s(sic) which may be pending as the time when this act comes into operation, and in which the sought to make such person liable for any such debts merely reason of his having married such Hindu widow and in which suit judgment shall not have been pronounced before this Act comes into operation, and with regard to the costs of any suits to which the provisions of this section shall apply, the same shall be deals with by the court which makes the degree in the suit, in the same way as such costs would have been dealt with had a degree been made in such suit before this Act had into cooperation" was repealed by the repealing Act,1873

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