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Gift Deed

A gift deed is a deed in which the consideration is not monetary, but is made in return for love and affection. It is a document which transfers property to another as a gift. It is the transfer of certain existing moveable or immoveable property by one person to anotherRead More…

Caveat

What is a CAVEAT? Caveat is a two line application addressed to the court, mentioning the details of any matter which is instituted or expected to be instituted in a suit/appeal/proceeding before the said court where the applicant/caveator request that no order with regard to the said matter may beRead More…

Sec 377 of the Indian Penal Code – Entire Judgement

Sec 377 of the Indian Penal Code Naz foundation(petitioner) challenged the constitutional validity of sec 377 of ipc 1860 vide a writ petition as a pil. The writ petition was dismissed by the High Court in 2004 “on the ground that there is no cause of action in favour ofRead More…

Last Will and Testament

                      A “WILL” can be defined as “A legal statement written by an individual, stating the manner in which his or her wealth may be distributed after his or her demise.” A person making a Will is known as aRead More…

Dishonour of Cheques for Insufficiency of funds in account

DISHONOUR OF CHEQUES FOR INSUFFICIENCY OF FUNDS IN ACCOUNT (S 138 OF NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT): This section deals with any cheque returned by the bank due to insufficiency of funds in the drawers account. Drawer is the person giving the cheque and payee is the person to whom the chequeRead More…

Fundamental Duties of Indian Citizens

Fundamental Duties are defined as the moral obligations of all citizens to help promote a spirit of patriotism and to uphold the unity of India. There are 11 Fundamental duties and they comprise of the following: IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF EVERY CITIZEN OF INDIA:

Maternity Benefit Act, 1961

  MATERNITY BENEFIT ACT, 1961 This act applies to: 1)    every establishment being a FACTORY, MINE OR PLANTATION including any such establishment belonging to government 2)    every establishment wherein persons are employed for the exhibition of EQUESTRIAN, ACROBATIC AND OTHER PERFORMANCES; 3)    every SHOP OR ESTABLISHMENT in a State, inRead More…

Rights of an arrested person

Arrest means apprehension of a person by legal authority so as to cause deprivation of his liberty. Thus, after arrest, a person’s liberty is in control of the arrester. Arrest is an important tool for bringing an accused before the court as well as to prevent a crime or preventRead More…

Fatal Accidents Act, 1855

FATAL ACCIDENTS ACT, 1855 Under this act a family can claim compensation for loss occasioned to them because of the death of a person by actionable wrong. If the death of a person is caused by a wrongful act, neglect or default, the injured party can recover damages thereof. SUITRead More…

The Limitation Act, 1963

The Limitation Act 1963 Period of limitation is a period of time within which a party can institute a suit in the court. A party cannot institute a suit if the period of limitation has EXPIRED. Eg: Once the statutory period expires, the true owner will relinquish all legal rightsRead More…

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