Indian Bare Acts

THE HINDU SUCCESSION ACT, 1956

Title : THE HINDU SUCCESSION ACT, 1956

Year : 1956



1***** Any Hindu may dispose of by will or other testamentary disposition any property, which is capable of being so disposed of by him, in accordance with the provisions of the Indian Succession Act, 1925, (39 of 1925.) or any other law for the time being in force and applicable to Hindus.

Explanation.-The interest of a male Hindu in a Mitakshara copar-
cenary property or the interest of a member of a tarwad, tavazhi, illom, kutumba or kavaru in the property of the tarwad, tavazhi, illom, kutumba or kavaru shall, notwithstanding anything contained in this Act or in any other law for the time being in force, be deemed to be property capable of being disposed of by him or by her within the meaning of this 2*[section.]3****

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1. Subs. by Act 39 of 2005, sec. 6, for “disposed of by him” (w.e.f. 9-9-2005).

2. Subs. by Act 56 of 1974, sec. 3 and Sch. II, for “sub-section”.

3. Sub-section (2) omitted by Act 78 of 1956, sec. 29 (w.e.f. 21-12-1956).

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