Indian Succession: An Analysis in India Context

  • Nita Surendra Dave
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  • Nita Surendra Dave

    Student at Thakur Ramnarayan College of Law, Mumbai, India

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Testamentary succession Testamentary succession or disposition by wills refers to a case when the deceased leaves behind a will and the devolution of property take place as per his wishes expressed in his will. Intestate succession Intestate succession refers to a case when the deceased person has passed away (a) leaving behind the property for which he has not left succession plan i.e. a will (b) if the bequest of property is for illegal or immoral purposes (Section 127 of the Indian Succession Act, 1925). In such instances, the devolution of property of the deceased happens as per the laws applicable to the succession of the property of the deceased which in India depends upon the religion followed by the deceased at the time of death. In this paper we trying to deal with the legal provision of the Testamentary Provision as the Indian Succession Act and other laws.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 6, Page 1536 - 1546


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