Laws of the Nations

Under Construction Law and Legal updates from 198 Jurisdictions of the World Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cambodia Cameroon Canada Central African Republic (CAR) Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Democratic Republic of the Congo Republic of … Continue reading Laws of the Nations

The Special Marriage Act, 1954

Special Marriage Act, 1954 Short title, extent and commencement Definitions Marriage officers Conditions relating to solemnization of special marriages Notice of intended marriage Marriage Notice Book and publication Objection to marriage Procedure on receipt of objection Powers of Marriage officers in respect of inquiries Procedure on receipt of objection by Marriage officer abroad Declaration by parties and witnesses Place and form of solemnization Certificate of … Continue reading The Special Marriage Act, 1954

The Family Courts Act, 1984

Central Act (66 OF 1984) [14th September, 1984]An Act to provide for the establishment of Family Courts with a view to promote conciliation in, and secure speedy settlement of, disputes relating to marriage and family affairs and for matters connected therewith. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Thirty-fifth Year of the Republic of India as follows: Preliminary CHAPTER I 1. Short title, extent and … Continue reading The Family Courts Act, 1984

The Family Courts (Calcutta High Court) Rules, 1990[West Bengal]

The Family Courts (Calcutta High Court) Rules, 1990 By The High Court of Calcutta Appellate Side Notification No. 2072-A, dated the 19th March, 1991. – In exercise of the powers conferred by section 21 of the Family Courts Act, 1984 (No. 66 of 1984) the High Court of Calcutta hereby makes the following rules for the Family Courts in the State of West Bengal.This is in … Continue reading The Family Courts (Calcutta High Court) Rules, 1990[West Bengal]

Christian Marriage Act, 1872

Keywords : Indian christian Christian Marriage Act, 1872 1. Short title. 2. Enactments repealed. 3. Interpretation clause. 4. Marriages to be solemnized according to Act. 5. Persons by whom marriages maybe solemnized. 6. Grant and revocation of licences to solemnize marriages. 7. Marriage Registrars. 8. Marriage Registrars in Indian States. 9. Licensing of persons to grant certificates of marriage between Indian Christians. 10. Time for … Continue reading Christian Marriage Act, 1872

Maintenance under Hindu Law

CHAPTER III Maintenance The Hindu Adoptions And Maintenance Act, 1956 18. Maintenance of wife.(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, a Hindu wife, whether married before or after the commencement of this Act, shall be entitled to be maintained by her husband during her lifetime.(2) A Hindu wife shall be entitled to live separately from her husband without forfeiting her claim to maintenance, (a) … Continue reading Maintenance under Hindu Law

The Hindu Marriage (Validation Of Proceedings) Act, 1960

The Hindu Marriage (Validation Of Proceedings) Act, 1960 (19 OF 1960) [28th September, 1916] An Act to validate certain proceedings under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Eleventh year of the Republic of India as follows:— 1. Short title and extent .—(1) The Act may be called The Hindu Marriage (Validation of Proceedings) Act, 1960. 2. Validation of proceedings of … Continue reading The Hindu Marriage (Validation Of Proceedings) Act, 1960

The Hindu Disposition Of Property Act, 1916

The Hindu Disposition Of Property Act, 1916 (15 of 1916) [28th September, 1916] An Act to remove certain existing disabilities in respect of the power of disposition of property by Hindus for the benefit of persons not in existence at the date of such disposition. Whereas it is expedient to remove certain existing disabilities in respect of the power of disposition of property by Hindus for … Continue reading The Hindu Disposition Of Property Act, 1916

D. Velusamy Vs D. Patchaiammal[SC 2010 October]

KeyWords:– Maintenance-Delay-a relationship in the nature of marriage-Polimony-common law marriage⇒ It is not for Supreme Court to legislate or amend law—Parliament has used expression “relationship in nature of marriage” and not live-in-relationship—Court in garb of interpretation cannot change language of statute. The petition under Section 125 Cr.P.C. filed in the year 2001, i.e. after a delay of about twelve years, shall have to be satisfactorily … Continue reading D. Velusamy Vs D. Patchaiammal[SC 2010 October]