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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 18

Title : Full Blood Preferred to Half Blood

State : Central

Year : 1956

heirs related to an intestate by full blood shall be preferred to heirs related by half blood, if the nature of the relationship is the same in every other respect.

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 19

Title : Mode of Succession of Two or More Heirs

State : Central

Year : 1956

if two or more heirs succeed together to the property of an intestate, they shall take the property,-- (a) save as otherwise expressly provided in this act, per capita and not per stripes; and (b) as tenants-in-common and not as joint tenants.

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 20

Title : Right of Child in Womb

State : Central

Year : 1956

a child who was in the womb at the time of death of an intestate and who is subsequently born alive has the same right to inherit to the intestate as if he or she had been born before the death of the intestate, and the inheritance shall be deemed to vest .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 21

Title : Presumption in Cases of Simultaneous Deaths

State : Central

Year : 1956

where two persons have died in circumstances rendering it uncertain whether either of them, and if so which, survived the other then, for all purposes affecting succession to property, it shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, that the younger .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 22

Title : Preferential Right to Acquire Property in Certain Cases

State : Central

Year : 1956

(1) where, after the commencement of this act, interest in any immovable property of an intestate, or in any business carried on by him or her, whether solely or in conjunction with others, devolve upon to two or more heirs specified in class i of the .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 25

Title : Murderer Disqualified

State : Central

Year : 1956

a person who commits murder or abets the commission of murder shall be disqualified from inheriting the property of the person murdered, or any other property in furtherance of the succession to which he or she committed or abetted the commission of the .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 27

Title : Succession when Heir Disqualified

State : Central

Year : 1956

if any person is disqualified from inheriting any property under this act, it shall devolve as if such person had died before the intestate.

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 28

Title : Disease, Defect, Etc. Not to Disqualify

State : Central

Year : 1956

no person shall be disqualified from succeeding to any property on the ground of any disease, defect or deformity, or save as provided in this act, on any other ground whatsoever.

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Section 29

Title : Failure of Heirs

State : Central

Year : 1956

escheat if an intestate has left no heir qualified to succeed to his or her property in accordance with the provisions of this act, such property shall devolve on the government; and the government shall take the property subject to all the obligations .....

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Hindu Succession Act, 1956 Chapter IV

Title : Repeals

State : Central

Year : 1956

repealed by repealing and amending act, 1960 (58 of 1960) section 2 and schedule i.

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