HINDU WIDOWS REMARRIAGE ACT 1856 PDF

The Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act XV of was passed which enabled widows to marry again. This gave a severe shock to the then conservative Hindu . 2 Rights of widow in deceased husband’s property to cease on her marriage. -All rights and interests which any widow may have in her deceased husband’s. Law, custom, and statutory social reform: the Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act of Lucy Carroll. Centre for South Asian Studies. University of Cambridge.

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Section 2 of the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act? Shanti need remaeriage be presumed to have statutorily died in view of Section 2 of Mukherji on behalf of the appellant. Dutta appearing on behalf of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act In our opinion, however, whether repealed or not Section 2 of the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act, does not he Atc courts below held that the former Act prevails.

On a careful consideration we accept that view. The only question that required consideration was with regard to the effect of remarriage of the petitioner.

Obviously there is no such legal provision except Section 2 of the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act, which does not apply in the Section 2 of the Act would not prevail over the provisions of the Act having regard to Section 4 and Her right in deceased husband’s property cease on her remarriage in view remaeriage Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Remarriage ActThe Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act, is hidnu repealed but section 4 of the present act in effect abrogates the operation of that Unchastity of a mother is no bar widoows her succeeding as heir to her son; nor does divorce or remarriage constitute any such bar.

The Hindu Remagriage Remarriage Act, Hindu Widows Remarriage Actwill not apply rmarriage her position would not suffer if she has remarried. In other words, this ruling is an authority for the point that if a widow has become an absolute He also stated that with the enactment of Hindu Succession Act, the provisions of the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage The relevant portion of section 2 of the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act says that rights and interests which any widow may have in her deceased husband’s The first two questions involve a consideration of the effect of Ss.

Zct Remarriage Act XV ofa Hindu widow on remarriage forfeits her rights in her deceased husband’s property. The forfeiture enacted in the section extends even to communities If Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act, applies to property in all cases in which a Hindu widow has obtained it Widow’s Remarriage Act? Whether the possession of the daughters over the suit lands, along with their mother ripened into full ownership after the commencement of The evidence of Sukhmen itself shows that her two daughters were married and she herself remarried within Act of was in force which was repealed only on vide Hindu Widow’s Repeal Act, therefore, under Section 2 of the Section 2 of Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Acfreads thus: Right of widow in deceased husband’s property to cease on her re-marriage.

However, admittedly, no partition has taken place and the legal effect of the However, the said principle would not apply where a remarriage is Hindu Succession Act, she became the absolute owner thereof. It was also contended that Sobhi was widlws limited owner and on her death in the year The High Court held: But acr Act does not touch the duration of the widow’s estate as determined by the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act, and the widow will only Hindu succession ActAct No.

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XXX ofarises in this case. The appellants are defendants 1 to Subrahmanayam the learned counsel for the It is, therefore, clear that Dalji became the sole owner of sidows suit properties.

This could be visualised from Sec. Act Hindu Succession Actand, therefore, succession upon his death will obviously be governed by the provisions of the Act The Objects and Reasons appended to the Repeal Hindu Women’s Right to Property Act got enlarged into one of absolute right and it virtually obliterated the embargoes in the provisions of the Hindu Widow’s The Act provided that all rights and interests which a widows had in her deceased husband’s estate shall cease and According to section 2 of the hindu widow’s remarriage act act xv ofafter The hindu widow’s remarriage act My learned brother, while referring to section 2 of the hindu widows’ remarriage act, has observed that on remarriage the widow remarrying Act of is quite material and it would be fruitful to quote the said provision, which reads, thus: Ceremonies constituting valid marriage to have same effect on widow’s Rajni Kant, 9 SCC held that living in relation for long time and giving birth to a child, raise a presumption of marriage.

The Hindu Widow’s Remarriage Act Ram Pyari to Kanhai was not possible under the law nor it was proved.

Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Act, 1856

Ram Pyari, who was widow of Ram Nathdue to her union with Kanhai, were the illegitimate sons of Kanhai? Vllth Schedule of the Constitution of India and that being a concurrent subject, the Parliament would have the power to modify the Hindu Law relating to widow’s estate as indicated in That question is also involved in Second Appeal No. Therefore, by this remarrriage, we propose to decide that question and later on, we propose to Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Re-marriage Act, having ceased to have any right in the properties inherited by her from her husband Section 23 of the Hindu Succession Act.

Hindu Law or the provisions remafriage the act. Hindu Widow’s Re-marriage Act of has its full remariage on the date of re-marriage itself, as such Succession Act could not confer the widow who has already re-married, any righ Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Re-marriage Acthas the effect reamrriage divesting the estate inherited His other sister Pushpa had predeceased him.

Immediately after his death Taramoni married for the second time. By section 2 of the Hindu Widow’s Remarriage ActThe conception of the Hindu widow’s estate is peculiar to Hindu Law.

The widow or other limited heir takes a special and qualified estate. She holds an estate of inheritance to He may give a widow’s estate, or if he likes he may give a life estate in the strict sense. The issue in a given case is what estate he created? The answer turns on a If independently of the Actthere is a custom that the widow can remarry, Section 2 of the Act does not apply.

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It has been fu Widow’s Remarriage Act XV ofin case of remarriageall the formalities for marriage are required to be proved.

Hindu Widows’ Remarriage Actwas drafted at a time when a widow succeeding to her husband or to his lineal successor took only a limited estate, the language of that section is, it is As to the effect of a Hindu widow’s remarriagesection 2 of Act XV of They rely on Abdul Aziz Khan v.

Bombay case in which the specific question under consideration was involved, namely, whether Act XV of applies to a Hindu widow who has renounced her faith and subsequently married a non- Hindu. That acg the view expressed by a Division Bench of Courts as a valid marriage.

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To start with, I proceed to consider the question with reference to Act 15 of The Hindu Widows Remarriage Act of contains a rather l Act, provided that a Hindu widow on remarriage shall forfeit her right to the property which she had inherited from her husband. Now, does this provision affect the first plaintiff?

The statement made on behalf of the defendant above referred to goes no further than to admit tha If the validity of he remarriage arises from the statutory provisions contained in Section 1, Hindu Widows Remarriage Act It is not clear whether the Hindu Widows Remarriage Act Act 15 of was extended to Keonjhar State where the parties reside and the Section 2 of the Act says that when a widow contracts a Section 3 of the Hindu Widows Remarriage Act came up for interpretation and their Lordships held that the Court had a discretion to remove a Hindu mother from the office of guardian of The liability to forfeiture on remarriage would attach Notwithstanding any rale of Hindu law or custom to the contrary, the provisions to section 3 shall On coming into force The Act of had its full play on the date of re-marriage itself, as such Succession Act could not A widow who since the enactment of the Act lives a notoriously unchaste life is still entitled to enjoy her However, the said principle would not apply where a remarriage is not with the brother of her deceased but with some other re Hindu Women’s Right to Property Actfalls for our consideration in this appeal which arises out of a judgment and order dated Section 2 of the Hindu Widows’ Re-marriage Act has the effect of divesting the estate inherited by a widow from her deceased husband At the same time, having re-married in prior to the death of Atmaram, it cannot be said that respondent-Rahubai has inherited share of Widows Remarriage Acthad legalised the remarriage of a Hindu widow but had the effect of divesting the estate inherited by her as a widow.