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.
Supreme Court in its order says that a daughter is entitled to equal property rights under the amended Hindu Succession Act. pic.twitter.com/LfMWOAxNxx— ANI (@ANI) August 11, 2020
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.
Realizing the importance of giving equal rights on daughters and sons, Justice Mishra, while reading out the operative part of the Judgement said.— ELECTIONFACTS (@electionfactsin) August 11, 2020
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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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