The Hindu Law: Being a Treatise on the Law Administered Exclusively to Hindus by the British Courts in India, Volum 1

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Thacker, Spink and Company, 1870 - 373 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 30 - The law of England, and of almost all civilized countries, ascribes to each individual at his birth, two distinct legal states or conditions; one by virtue of which he becomes the subject of some particular country, binding him by the tie of natural allegiance, and which may be called his political status; another, by virtue of which he has ascribed to him the character of a citizen of some particular country, and as such is possessed of certain municipal rights, and n subject to certain obligations...
Pàgina 72 - By a son a man obtains victory over all people; by a son's son he enjoys immortality; and afterwards by the son of that grandson he reaches the solar abode.
Pàgina 54 - The law to be observed in the trial of suits shall be Acts of Parliament and Regulations of Government applicable to the case ; in the absence of such Acts and Regulations, the usage of the country in which the suit arose ; if none such appears, the law of the defendant, and, in the absence of specific law and usage, justice, equity, and good conscience alone.
Pàgina 176 - Act for making better provision for the care of the persons and property of minors in the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal.
Pàgina 50 - Calcutta : provided that their inheritance, and succession to lands, rents and goods and all matters of contract and dealing between party and party, shall be determined in the case of...
Pàgina 186 - Let her emaciate her body, by living voluntarily on pure flowers, roots, and fruit ; but let her not, when her lord is deceased, even pronounce the name of another man. Let her continue till death forgiving all injuries, performing harsh duties, avoiding every sensual pleasure, and cheerfully practising the incomparable rules of virtue which have been followed by such women as were devoted to one only husband.
Pàgina 89 - Consequently the difference is this : Although he has a right by birth in his father's and grandfather's property, still, since he is dependent on his father in regard to the paternal estate, and since the father has a predominant interest as it was acquired by himself, the son must acquiesce in the father's disposal of his own acquired property ; but since both have indiscriminately a right in the grandfather's estate, the son has a power of interdiction (if the father be dissipating it).
Pàgina 219 - He, whom his father, or mother with her husband's assent, gives to another as his son, provided that the donee have no issue, if the boy be of the same class and affectionately disposed, is considered as a son given, the gift being confirmed by pouring water.
Pàgina 251 - A man destitute of a son (aputra) is one to whom no son has been born, or whose son has died...
Pàgina 85 - But when the members of an undivided family agree among themselves, with regard to particular property, that it shall thenceforth be the subject of ownership in certain defined shares, then the character of undivided property and joint enjoyment is taken away from the subject-matter so agreed to be dealt with; and in the estate each member has thenceforth a definite and certain share, which he may claim the right to receive and to enjoy in severalty, although the property itself has not been actually...

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