Except as provided in section5 1* * * nothing in this Act contained shall be contracted as limiting or affecting the liability of any person as surviving member or one of the surviving members of an undivided Hindu family for any debt contracted under such circumstances as that the surviving member or surviving members of such undivided family is, or are by the law now in force liable to pay the same.
1 The words "of this Act" were repealed by the Bombay General Clauses Act, (sic)1886(Bom. 3 of1886), Schedule B. This Schedule has been reprinted as an Appendix to Bombay General Clauses Act, 1904 (Bom. 1 of1904).