Property Law – The Transfer of Property Act came into existence in 1882. Before that, the transfer of immovable property was governed by principles of English law and equity. The preamble of Act sets out the objectives of the legislation. Scope of this Act is limited. It applies only to transfer by the act of parties and not by operation of law. Also this Act deals with a transfer of property inter vivos, i.e., a transfer between living persons. It contains transfer of both movable and immovable property but a major portion of the enactment is applicable to the transfers of immovable properties only. The Act is not exhaustive.
Important articles and study material on Property Law – Click on the link to Read
- TPA – Introduction and Important Definitions
- Immovable property – concept and definition
- Transfer of Property – Meaning and Types
- Restraints on Transfer – Section 10
- Doctrine of Lis Pendens
- Doctrine of Part Performance
- Right of Redemption
- Sale Of Immovable Property
- Duration of Lease u/s 106 of The Transfer of Property Act, 1882
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