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Hindu Minority and Guardinship Act,1956 Section 4

Title : Definitions

State : Central

Year : 1956

in this act, (a) "minor" means a person who has not completed the age of eighteen years; (b) "guardian" means a person having the care of the person of a minor or of his property or of both his person and property, and includes-- (i) a natural guardian, ( .....

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Hindu Minority and Guardinship Act,1956 Section 7

Title : Natural Guardianship of Adopted Son

State : Central

Year : 1956

the natural guardianship of an adopted son who is a minor passes, on adoption, to the adoptive father and after him to the adoptive mother.

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Hindu Minority and Guardinship Act,1956 Section 10

Title : Incapacity of Minor to Act as Guardian of Property

State : Central

Year : 1956

a minor shall be incompetent to act as guardian of the property of any minor.

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Hindu Minority and Guardinship Act,1956 Section 12

Title : Guardian Not to Be Appointed for Minors Undivided Interest in Joint Family Property

State : Central

Year : 1956

where a minor has an undivided interest in joint family property and the property is under the management of an adult member of the family, no guardian shall be appointed for the minor in respect of such undivided interest: provided that nothing in this .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 5

Title : Act Not to Apply to Certain Properties

State : Central

Year : 1956

this act shall not apply to (i) any property succession to which is regulated by the indian succession act, 1925, by reason of the provisions contained in section 21 of the special marriage act, 1954; (ii) any estate which descends to a single heir by the .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 9

Title : Order of Succession Among Heirs in the Schedule

State : Central

Year : 1956

among the heirs specified in the schedule, those in class i shall take simultaneously and to the exclusion of all other heirs; those in the first entry in class ii shall be preferred to those in the second entry; those in the second entry shall be .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 10

Title : Distribution of Property Among Heirs in Class I of the Schedule

State : Central

Year : 1956

the property of an intestate shall be divided among the heirs in class i of the schedule in accordance with the following rules:-- rule 1.the intestates widow, or if there are more widows than one, all the widows together, shall take one share. rule 2.the .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 11

Title : Distribution of Property Among Heirs in Class Ii of the Schedule

State : Central

Year : 1956

the property of an intestate shall be divided between the heirs specified in any one entry in class ii of the schedule so that they share equally.

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 12

Title : Order of Succession Among Agnates and Cognates

State : Central

Year : 1956

the order of succession among agnates or cognates, as the case may be, shall be determined in accordance with the rules of preference laid down hereunder: rule 1.of two heirs, the one who has fewer or no degrees of ascent is preferred. rule 2.where the .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 13

Title : Computation of Degrees

State : Central

Year : 1956

(1) for the purposes of determining the order of succession among agnates or cognates, relationship shall be reckoned from the intestate to the heir in terms of degrees of ascent or degrees of descent or both, as the case may be. (2) degrees of ascent and .....

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