Transfer of Property – Meaning and Types

Transfer of Property – Meaning and Types | Overview Kinds of Transfer Transfer of Property Act, 1882 not amounting to Transfer of Property What may be Transferred Persons Competent to Transfer Operation of Transfer Transfer by Persons before they Acquire the Interest Transfer by Unauthorised Person (Doctrine of feeding empty grant by estoppel) Section 6(a) and Section 43… Read More »

Restraints on Transfer – Section 10

Section 10, condition restraining alienation — “Where property is transferred subject to a condition or limitation absolutely restraining the transferee or any person claiming under him from parting with or disposing of his interest in the property, the condition of limitation is void. Except in the case of lease where this condition is for the benefit of the… Read More »

Right of Redemption

Doctrine of redemption is not a new doctrine. Its origin can be traced from Anglo-Saxon and Roman law. The practice of securing land for payment of money in English law dates back to Anglo-Saxon England when interest loans were illegal. Borrower conveyed estate to lender in consideration of a loan and lender reconvened estate to borrower on redemption.… Read More »


The Chapter of Fundamental duties was inserted in our Constitution by 42nd Amendment of the Constitution in 1976. By 42nd Amendment after Part-IV of Constitution, Part IVA and Article 51-A is inserted in the Constitution which lays down Fundamental Duties of the citizens. Fundamental Duties was added on the recommendation of Swaran Singh Committee. These are non-justifiable i.e their compliance cannot… Read More »

Indian Constitution: Federal or Quasi-Federal

Indian Constitution: Federal or Quasi-Federal The Indian federalism was designed on the basis of the working of the federalism in USA, Canada and Australia. Yet it deviates from those federalism in many respects and establishes its own distinctive features. There is a difference of opinion among scholars about the nature of Indian constitution — whether it is federal… Read More »

Difference between Decree and Order

The essence of the distinction between decree and order lies in the nature of the decision rather than the manner of its expression. I. Decree As per Section 2(2), of the Civil Procedure Code defines the term. A decree is the formal expression of an adjudication which, so far as regards the Court expressing it, conclusively determines the rights… Read More »


The Magna Carta was signed in June 1215 between the barons of Medieval England and King John. ‘Magna Carta’ is Latin and means “Great Charter”. The Magna Carta was one of the most important documents of Medieval England. It was signed (by royal seal) between the feudal barons and King John at Runnymede near Windsor Castle. The document was a series of written promises… Read More »

CLAT – Gateway to top National Law Colleges

Common Law Admission Test – CLAT is a national level entrance test which is conducted for the admission in the top law colleges of India. CLAT is an aptitude test designed to test your mental faculties in relation to time management and analytical abilities simultaneously. The question paper is structured in five different areas, which are: English, General… Read More »