Law Notes

Law Notes

Hiba – Gift under Muslim Law

Introduction – In Muslim law, gifts are called “hiba”. The gifts in India are governed by Transfer of Property Act, 1872. However, the provision of Transfer of Property Act, 1872 does not app…

Wassiyat – Wills under Muslim Law

A wassiyat or will under Muslim law is a divine institution, since its exercise is regulated by Koran. Will is the translation of Latin word “voluntas”, which was a term used in the text of the Rom…

Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Introduction Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is comparatively a concept of recent origin. The concept of EEZ was initiated by Kenya in 1972 at the Geneva session of the UN Committee on Peaceful uses …