ADOPTION in the Hindus is covered by The Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 and after the coming of this Act all adoptions can be made in accordance with this Act. It came into effect from 21st December, 1956.
not only adoption resulted in de juro transference of person from one family to another but has conferred on adopted son rightslike natural or legitimate son,in adoptive family.(Chandrasekhar vskalandaiveluAIR 1963 sc185)
Can a person can adopt both Male and Female.Does What Rights thease Siblings have?In case at a future date, if the adoptive father denies the fact(Because of some force in the family) of adoption of Female child, in to the family and writes a WILL AND DIES!But the school records says that ,the Female child father's name and the family name is of the ADOPTIVE Father ?and the property is written in the Will is not of his OWN earned, but got to him by virtue of his Marriage in to the Family?What should the Female CHILD Do?
yes, a person can adopt both a male and female child at same time.and they will enjoy the right as a natural son of that person enjoyes.there is no discrimination can be made on the basis of there adoption.