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Minor Contradictions Or Omissions Cannot Be A Ground To Discredit Testimony Of A Witness

  Vrinda    06 May 2022 at 14:04

KEY TAKEAWAYSA witness is someone who has personally witnessed an event. It could be a crime or an accident. Any witness to the occurrence is competent to testify unless the Court determines that they are unable to comprehend the questions asked to t ..

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Criminal Fraud Vs Civil Fraud

  Vrinda    26 April 2022 at 10:50

KEY TAKEAWAYS Fraud is a purposeful act of deception with the intent of obtaining something by taking unfair advantage of someone else. It's a gain of profit from someone else's loss. Under Section 17 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872, fraud i ..

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Doctrine Of Cypress In WAKF

  Vrinda    23 April 2022 at 12:33

KEY TAKEAWAYS A Muslim can give away his property, create a wakf, or use his testamentary powers, such as establishing a Will,under Islamic law. It is permissible for a Muslim to make a wakf, according to Section 3 of the Wakf Act 1955. A waqf can be ..

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The Deal With Wagering Agreements And Contingent Contracts

  Vrinda    23 April 2022 at 12:33

KEY TAKEAWAYS According to Section 2(h) of the Indian Contract Act, a contract is an agreement that is legally binding. In other words, a contract is a piece of paper signed by two parties that is legally binding. The term wager refers to betting in ..

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Exceptional Hardship And Depravity Under Section 14 Of The Hindu Marriage Act

  Vrinda    21 April 2022 at 12:46

KEY TAKEAWAYS The Hindu Marriage Act allows either party to divorce on the grounds of unhappiness or if the marriage is no longer tenable. A divorce petition can normally only be submitted one year from the date of registration of marriage. However, ..

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Contractual Competency Of A Minor

  Vrinda    21 April 2022 at 12:46

KEY TAKEAWAYS Any person who is 17 years and 364 days old will be viewed as a minor in the eyes of law. The age of majority has been decided by the Indian Majority Act of 1875. As per the Indian Contract Act of 1872. Minors are incompetent to hold an ..

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Adoption Rights Of A Widow: Then Vs Now

  Vrinda    19 April 2022 at 12:51

KEY TAKEAWAYS The doctrine of relation back was prevalent in uncodified old Hindu law, according to which a son adopted by a widow relates back to the widow's deceased husband, and the son is entitled to the estate of his deceased adoptive father ..

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Evidentiary Value Of Judicial And Extra-Judicial Confessions

  Vrinda    16 April 2022 at 10:50

KEY TAKEAWAYS Confession is a statement made by an accused person that is sought to be proven against him in a criminal proceeding in order to establish that he committed an offence. Section 80 of the Indian Evidence Act gives judicial confessions ev ..

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Divorce By Mutual Consent Under Muslim Law

  Vrinda    15 April 2022 at 15:15

KEY TAKEAWAYS Divorce in Islamic law can take place either through the spouses' own actions or through a court order. There are three types of divorce in Islamic law (sharia), each with its own set of rules. The procedure is known as talaq when a ..

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Judgement Vs Decree

  Vrinda    04 April 2022 at 11:25

KEY TAKEAWAYS The distinction between judgement and decree has similarly lost relevance in the United States, while in India, the distinction between judgement and decree has remained relevant from the inception of the old Code of Civil Procedure in ..

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