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Daughter qualified for equivalent property rights under Hindu Succession Act: Supreme Court

Daughter qualified for equivalent property rights

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said in its written command that a girl is qualified for equivalent property rights under the changed Hindu Succession Act. The Court additionally said that girls will have the entitlement over parental property regardless of whether the coparcener had passed on before the coming into power of the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005.

The Court held that a girl, living or dead, as on the date of the revision, will be qualified for a position in her dad’s property. It implies that regardless of whether the girl was not alive on the date of the correction, her kids could guarantee their legitimate part.

The court perceived that simply like children, the change likewise expanded the status of the coparcener to a girl, permitting her to appreciate indistinguishable rights from a child.

This milestone judgment has now settled the vagueness around the nature and degree of a little girl’s privileges to a HUF (Hindu Undivided Family) property. The seat asked the courts concerned, where a few issues stayed pending for need of a definitive decision by the Supreme Court, to take up and arrange them inside a half year.

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Written by Ojasvi Taak

His name is Ojasvi Taak, currently pursuing law in his final year of the B.A.LL.B (H) integrated course. He wants to write and is inclined towards journalism and studies law to gain an insight of what makes the world, the way it is.

 

He is a product of multilingual north indian cultures and believes in not restricting oneself in one colour. An avid reader of indian history and philosophy, always tries to make sense of what was and what is. He thinks he can create art in the form of sketches and painting. He is always open to expand his horizons and is also a lover of travel. He wants to use his voice to make people aware about their rights.

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