Christian law of inheritance and succession
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Christian law of inheritance and succession applicable in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh by Robinson George Nicholas

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Published by Omer Law Book House in Lahore .
Written in English


  • Inheritance and succession,
  • Christians,
  • Legal status, laws

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robinson George Nicholas
LC ClassificationsKNC218 .N534 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination979, xxii, p. ;
Number of Pages979
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25055449M
LC Control Number2011314643

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The Christian Law of Succession is governed by the provisions in the Indian Succession Act, However, with respect to Indian Christians, the diversity in inheritance laws is greatly intensified by making domicile a criterion for determining the application of laws.   Christian Personal Law or family law regulates Adoption, Divorce, Guardianship, Marriage and Succession. The provisions of canon law concerning marriage are recognised as the personal law of Catholics in India (except in the state of Goa). Marriages of Indian Christians (except in the state of Goa) are regulated by the Indian Christian Marriage Act   The Laws governing Inheritance among the Christians in India have been discussed in this article. The Indian Succession Act, provides for the inheritance laws for all other religions, including Christians. Law of Inheritance for Christians. Christians have varied laws on succession and familial relations. The Christian community should respond to it appropriately. Dr Champappilly's book on Christian Law of Succession in India will help the community tremendously to formulate its views. See Dr Sebastian Champappilly: "Christian Law of Succession in India", Southern Law Publishers, Kadavil Buildings, Edappally Toll, Cochin Return to Text.

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  In Abdul Raheem vs. Land Acquisition Officer, AIR AP , it was held that the joint system family or joint property is unknown to Muslim law and therefore the right, title and interest in the land held by the person stands extinguished and stands vested in other persons.. RULES OF INHERITANCE OF PROPERTY. The general rule of inheritance states that the inheritance opens .   The Court held that after the coming into force of Part B States (Laws) Act , the Travancore Christian Succession Act stood repealed and the . succession • There is a statement attributed to the Prophet S.A.W to the extent that the law of inheritance is said to constitute half the sum of ‘ilm (knowledge). • It is also reported by Ibn Mas’ud that the Prophet has said: “Learn (Study) the knowledge of succession and teach it because I shall be taken. The Indian Succession Act, broadly deals with the two categories of succession, viz. testamentary succession and intestate succession. In a case where there is a written will testamentary succession is applicable. On the other hand, when there is no will and the properties of the deceased need to be distributed as per the religious laws, intestate succession is applicable.