Hindu Law

By | August 10, 2018
Hindu Law

The Hindu Law is credited to be the most ancient law system which is approximately 6000 years old. The sources of Hindu Law can be kept under two headings:-

  1. Ancient or original sources: According to Manu there are four sources of Hindu Law as per following details, in addition to these four there was also that what is agreeable to one’s conscience such as Shruti, Smriti, Digest and Commentaries, Custom and Usages.
  2. Modern Sources: Following are the modern sources of Hindu Law such as Equity, justice and good conscience, Precedent, Legislation.

Important articles and study material on Hindu Law – Click on the link to Read

  1. Sources Of Hindu Law
  2. Joint Hindu Family
  3. Karta – Powers and Duties
  4. New Born Son And His Position In Joint Hindu Family
  5. Introduction – Hindu Marriage act, 1955
  6. The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 – Bare Act
  7. The Hindu Succession Act 1956 – Bare Act
  8. Concept and forms of marriage
  9. Essential Conditions Of Valid Marriage
  10. Registration Of Marriage
  11. Distinction between void and voidable marriage
  12. Judicial Separation under Hindu Law
  13. Restitution of Conjugal Rights
  14. Concept And Grounds Of Divorce
  15. Divorce under Hindu Law (Theories)
  16. Desertion as a Ground for Divorce – Explanation with Relevant Case Laws
  17. Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956 – Bare Act
  18. Guardianship
  19. Adoption
  20. Gifts
  21. Partition

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