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Family Law in India
Family Law in India
Author: H.K. Saharay
Edition: 1st
Year of publication: 2011
No. of pages: 390
ISBN: 9788171772391
Format: Paperback
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An authentic work by an erudite author covering the entire gamut of the family law followed by different religious communities brings in fresh air on the subject. A critical analysis assumes a dominant feature on the sensitive areas of the subject, like marriage and divorce, alimony, guardianship and custody of child, will, joint family property and partition, change of sect, child marriage, domestic violence and so on.

•  Gift to unborn person—consequence of
•  Aged parents—maintenance of
•  Child in the womb—right of
•  Unprivileged will—execution of 
•  Old age home—establishment of

Part 1 - General
1. Introduction
2. Institution of Marriage
3. Other Personal Laws

Part 2. Hindu Family Law
4. Hindu Law
5. Some Important Legislations on Hindu Law and Marriage During British Rule
6. Hindu Law of Marriage and Divorce 
7. Legislation on hindu Marriage and Divorce in Post-independence Era
8. Hindu Marriage Act 1955
9. The Hindu Marriages (Validation of Proceedings) Act 1960
10. The Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act 1956
11. The Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act 1956
12. Joint Hindu Family
13. Joint Family Property and Partition
14. Gift
15. Wills
16. Religious and Charitable Endowments
17. The Hindu Succession Act 1956

Part 3 - Muslim Family Law
18. Introduction
19. The Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act 1937
20. Marriage and Sonship
21. Gifts
22. Wakf
23. Wills
24. Pre-emption
25. Succession, Administration and Partition
26. Inheritance
27. Maintenance under Muslim Law
28. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act 1986

Part 4 - Christian Family Law
29. The Indian Christian Marriage Act 1872
30. The Divorce Act 1869
31. The Intestate Succession to Christian under the Indian Succession Act 1925
32. The Convert's Marriage Dissolution Act 1866

Part 5 - Parsi Family Law
33. The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act 1976
34. The Intestate Succession to Parsi under the Indian Succession Act 1925

Part 6 - Secular Law of Family
35. The Special Marriage Act 1954
36. The Foreign Marriage Act 1969
37. The Family Courts Act 1984
38. The Dowry Prohibition Act 1961
39. The Guardians and Wards Act 1890
40. The Religious Endowments Act 1863
41. The Indian Succession Act 1925
42. Maintenance under Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
43. The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents ans Senior Citizens Act 2007
44. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
45. The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006

H.K. Saharay

MA (Triple), MCom, LLB, PhD (London), Barrister

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