Indian Succession Act, 1925 Indian Succession Act, 1925 Indian Succession Act, 1925
 
Lawzonline.com
 
Home > Bare Acts

 

Indian Succession Act, 1925

 

Sections

Indian Succession Act, 1925

 

Preamble

   
  PART I: PRELIMINARY
1.

Short title

2.

Definitions

3.

Power of State Government to exempt any race, sect or tribe in the State from operation of Act

   
  PART II: OF DOMICILE
4.

Application of Part

5.

Law regulating succession to deceased person's immoveable and moveable property, respectively

6.

One domicile only affects succession to moveables

7.

Domicile of origin of person of legitimate birth

8.

Domicile of origin of illegitimate child

9.

Continuance of domicile of origin

10.

Acquisition of new domicile

11.

Special mode of acquiring domicile in India

12.

Domicile not acquired by residence as representative of foreign Government, or as part of his family

13.

Continuance of new domicile

14.

Minor's domicile

15.

Domicile acquired by woman on marriage

16.

Wife's domicile during marriage

17.

Minor's acquisition of new domicile

18.

Lunatic's acquisition of new domicile

19.

Succession to moveable property in India in absence of proof of domicile elsewhere

   
  PART III: MARRIAGE
20.

Interests and powers not acquired not lost by marriage

21.

Effect of marriage between person domiciled and one not domiciled in India

22.

Settlement of minor's property in contemplation of marriage

   
  PART IV: OF CONSANGUINITY
23.

Application of Part

24.

Kindred or consanguinity

25.

Lineal consanguinity

26.

Collateral consanguinity

27.

Persons held for purpose of succession to be similarly related to deceased

28.

Mode of computing of degrees of kindred

   
  PART V: INTESTATE SUCCESSION
  CHAPTER I: Preliminary
29.

Application of Part

30.

As to what property deceased considered to have died intestate

   
  CHAPTER II: Rules in cases of Intestates other than Parsis
31.

Chapter not to apply to Parsis

32.

Devolution of such property

33.

Where intestate has left widow and lineal descendants, or widow and kindred only, or widow and no kindred

33A.

Special provision where intestate has left widow and no lineal descendants

34.

Where intestate has left no widow, and where he has left no kindred

35.

Rights of widower

36.

Rules of distribution

37.

Where intestate has left child or children only

38.

Where intestate has left no child, but grandchild or grandchildren

39.

Where intestate has left only great-grandchildren or remoter lineal descendants

40.

Where intestate leaves lineal descendants not all in same degree of kindred to him, and those through whom the more remote are descended are dead

41.

Rules of distribution where intestate has left no lineal descendants

42.

Where intestate's father living

43.

Where intestate's father dead, but his mother, brothers and sisters living

44.

Where intestate's father dead and his mother, a brother or sister, and children of any deceased brother or sister, living

45.

Where intestate's father dead and his mother and children of any deceased brother or sister living

46.

Where intestate's father dead, but his mother living and no brother, sister, nephew or niece

47.

Where intestate has left neither lineal descendant, nor father, nor mother

48.

Where intestate has left neither lineal descendant, nor parent, nor brother, nor sister

49.

Children's advancements not brought into hotchpot

   
  CHAPTER III: Special Rules for Parsi Intestates
50.

General principles relating to intestate succession

51.

Division of intestate's property among widow, widower, children and Parents

53.

Division of share of predeceased child of intestate leaving lineal descendants

54.

Division of property where intestate leaves no lineal descendant out leaves a widow or widower or a widow or widower of any lineal descendant

55.

Division of property where intestate leaves neither lineal descendants nor a widow or widower nor a widow of any lineal descendant

56.

Division of property where there is no relative entitled to succeed under the other provisions of this Chapter

   
  PART VI: TESTAMENTARY SUCCESSION
  CHAPTER I: Introductory
57.

Application of certain provisions of Part to a class of wills made by Hindus, etc

58.

General application of Part

   
  CHAPTER II: Of Wills and Codicils
59.

Person capable of making wills

60.

Testamentary guardian

61.

Will obtained by fraud, coercion or importunity

62.

Will may be revoked or altered

   
  CHAPTER III: Of the Execution of unprivileged Wills
63.

Execution of unprivileged wills

64.

Incorporation of papers by reference

   
  CHAPTER IV: of privileged Wills
65.

Privileged wills

66.

Mode of making, and rules for executing, privileged wills

   
  CHAPTER V: Of the Attestation, Revocation, Alteration and Revival of Wills
67.

Effect of gift to attesting witness

68.

Witness not disqualified by interest or by being executor

69.

Revocation of will by testator's marriage

70.

Revocation of unprivileged will or codicil

71.

Effect of obliteration, interlineation or alteration in unprivileged will

72.

Revocation of privileged will or codicil

73.

Revival of unprivileged will

   
  CHAPTER VI: Of the construction of Wills
74.

Wording of will

75.

Inquiries to determine questions as to object or subject of will

76.

Misnomer or misdescription of object

77.

When words may be supplied

78.

Rejection of erroneous particulars in description of subject

79.

When part of description may not be rejected as erroneous

80.

Extrinsic evidence admissible in cases of patent ambiguity

 

Indian Succession Act, 1925

Section 1 - 80 | Section 81 - 160 | Section 161 - 240 | Section 241 - 320 | Section 321 - 392

 

 

 

 

 

Home | Law Dictionary | Law Schools | Law Digest | Bare Acts | Disclaimer |  Privacy Policy

Partner Site : E-Magazine | Articles | Fun zone | Lawyers jokes | Short stories

 

 

 

         

©2008 http://www.Lawzonline.com

web hit counter