A Digest of the Hindu Law of Inheritance and Partition: From the Replies of the Sâstris in the Several Courts of the Bombay Presidency, with Introductions, Notes, and an Appendix

Sir Raymond West, Georg Bühler
Printed at the Education Society's Press, 1878 - 632 pàgines

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Pàgina 197 - The meaning of that text is this : while the sons and grandsons are minors and incapable of giving their consent to a gift and the like ; or while brothers are so and continue unseparated; even one person, who is capable, may conclude a gift, hypothecation, or sale of...
Pàgina 173 - Lordships' view, it does not become necessary to consider whether the somewhat startling proposition of law put forward by the Appellant, which, stated in plain terms, amounts to this : that if a member of a joint Hindu family receives any education whatever from the joint funds, he becomes for ever after incapable of acquiring by his own skill and industry any separate property, — is or is not maintainable.
Pàgina 285 - Having considered myself formerly a father, I shall not now allow any longer my wives to be approached by other men, since they have declared that a son belongs to the begetter in the world of Yama. The giver of the seed carries off the son after death in Yama's world; therefore they guard their wives, fearing the seed of strangers.
Pàgina 125 - The mother's sister, the wife of a maternal uncle, the paternal uncle's wife, the father's sister, the mother-in-law, and the wife of an elder brother are pronounced similar to mothers. If they leave no issue of their body, nor son, nor daughter's son, nor son of those persons, the sister's son and the rest shall take their property...
Pàgina 197 - Even a single individual may conclude a donation, mortgage, or sale of immovable property, during a season of distress, for the sake of the family and especially for pious purposes.
Pàgina 251 - I, pi. 27, 28, it is laid down that a man is ' subject to the control of his sons and the rest (of those interested) in regard to the immoveable estate, whether acquired by himself or inherited...
Pàgina 34 - What was given to a woman by the father, the mother, the husband, or a brother, or received by her at the nuptial fire, or presented to her on her husband's marriage to another wife, as also any other (separate acquisition), is denominated a woman's property...
Pàgina 97 - ... among unseparated kinsmen the consent of all is indispensably requisite, because no one is fully empowered to make an alienation, since the estate is in common...
Pàgina 312 - Let them allow a maintenance to his women for life, provided these preserve unsullied the bed of their lord. But if they behave otherwise, the brethren LECTURE may resume that allowance.
Pàgina 248 - If she took the estate only of a Hindu widow, one consequence, no doubt, would be that she would be unable to alienate the profits, or that at all events, whatever she purchased out of them would be an increment to her husband's estate, and the plaintiffs would be entitled to recover possession of all such property, real and personal.

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