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09 January 2020 at 17:40

Proving an 'Old/Ancient Will' and 'Presumption' in Such Cases!

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Execution and attestation of WillA Will, as per Section 63 of the Indian Succession Act, 1925 (ISA), requires to be attested by two or more witnesses. Each of the witnesses must have either seen the testator sign or affix his mark to the Will, or giv

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05 November 2019 at 16:52

Judicial review by Supreme Court in contractual matter

  POSTED BY ronak

Judicial Review by Supreme Court in Contractual Matters: Whether Permissible? Contractual rights are the set of rights available to persons who enter into a valid contract with one another. Contract rights usually involve business matters, including

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23 October 2019 at 13:49

How to Protect your Property and Proof of Ownership

  POSTED BY Advocate Shoaib Rahman

Ownership means you have absolute right over the property that can be exercised at whatever means you like and no one can restrain you in such activities except in accordance with the order of the Court or respective authorities.

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09 October 2019 at 12:32

Women's rights against arrest

  POSTED BY Rudrawar Narayanreddy

Women are guaranteed special rights against arrestI Provisions relating to arrest of womenConstitution of IndiaConstitution of India provides for provision authorising the parliament to make special laws in respect of women.Article 15. (3) Nothing in

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05 August 2019 at 17:44

Partition Suit: Principles & Practices

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

What partition meansPartition is the division of jointly held properties, along with the associated rights, into different portions and delivery thereof to the respective persons. In partition the joint ownership comes to an end and the respective pa

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15 July 2019 at 12:15

What a family Settlement essentially is

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

What a family settlement means Family settlement precisely is an arrangement or agreement entered into by the members of a family for division of property. It aims at the settlement of actual or apprehended family disputes, by compromising on some do

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09 July 2019 at 10:21

Stages of a Civil Suit in a nutshell

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

IntroductionEvery suit shall be instituted by presenting a plaint in duplicate to the court which has jurisdiction to try the suit and is the lowest in grade competent to try it.The detailed rules, governing the presentation of a plaint, are included

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07 June 2019 at 13:21

Second appeals: prerequisites and manner of consideration

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

IntroductionUnder Code of Civil Procedure, in a first appeal[1] arising from original decree, the appellate court is required to deal with all the issues and the evidence of the case, so as to either interfere with or confirm the original decree. It

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07 June 2019 at 13:21

Designation of non-judicial institution to appoint arbitrator under Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018: Concerns

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

IntroductionUnder the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 (the �Principal Act�), the parties are free to appoint arbitrators. In case of disagreement on an appointment, the parties can request, in case of international arbitration,

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20 May 2019 at 13:10

Will: Its legal aspects in a nutshell

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

IntroductionLaw relating to Will is a difficult and complicated branch of law. It is mainly because Will comes into effect only after the death of the person making it and it is many a time drafted by someone with little knowledge of law and command

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16 May 2019 at 12:11

Notice for instituting suits against the government under the code of civil procedure, act v of 1908

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

Sections 79 to 82 and Order 27 of the Civil Procedure Code has duly laid down the procedure for institution of suits by or against the Government. T

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03 May 2019 at 15:25

A case to confine inquiry at the stage of appointing Arbitral Tribunal

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

Introduction The Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 (�the Principal Act�) was enacted as a part of economic reforms. It aimed at ensuring that arbitration proceedings are just, fair and effective; and to minimize the intervention of

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01 May 2019 at 13:25

Consumer Protection Bill 2018 : An Opportunity Lost

  POSTED BY Sarthak Nayar

Indian Parliament has been notorious for its regular disruptions where parties deliberately stall its functioning, this practice may have large political impact and media also covers its widely unfortunately the main purpose of the parliament i.e. pa

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21 January 2019 at 15:14

Framing of Issues in a Civil Suit

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

What the term issue means The term "issue" in a civil case means a disputed question relating to rival contentions in a suit. It is the focal point of disagreement, argument or decision. It is the point on which a case itself is decided i

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03 January 2019 at 15:31

Amendment in Specific Relief Act

  POSTED BY chetansharma

Amendment in Specific Relief Act � A positive change for Infrastructure Companies Dealing with present laws is a challengefor infrastructure companies. The recent amendment in the Specific Relief Act will change the entire system.Our country pa

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20 December 2018 at 12:10

Costs and Interest

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

Chapter One: IntroductionThe concept of Interest has been discussed in Section 34 of the Code of Civil Procedure, which gives the court the discretion to grant interests on the principle sum in a money suit. The concept has multiple facets to it, lik

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04 December 2018 at 11:42

Transfer of Petition - An effective tool to meet the ends of Justice

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

This is the provision inserted in Code of Civil Procedure under section 25 reads as under-Power of Supreme Court to transfer suits, etc.(1) On the application of a party, and after notice to the parties, and after hearing such of them as desire to be

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03 December 2018 at 12:42

Technical Rules of evidence: Extent of applicability to arbitration proceedings

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

Introduction Arbitration, an alternative dispute resolution mechanism is expected to afford faster and cheaper alternative dispute resolution mechanism. As a part of economic reforms that triggered in early 1990s, the Arbitration & Conciliation

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27 September 2018 at 16:02

Amendment to the Specific Relief Act in 2018: whether retrospective?

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

Introduction The Specific Relief Act, 1963 (the Principal Act) was enacted to define and amend law relating to certain kinds of specific reliefs. It contained provisions concerning inter-alia specific performance of contracts; contracts not specific

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26 September 2018 at 13:55

'Accord and satisfaction' as a mode of discharge of contract

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

Introduction Discharge of contract occurs in various ways. If both Parties to a Contract have performed their respective obligations agreed by them, the Contract is discharged by

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