THE HINDU INHERITANCE (REMOVAL OF DISABILITIES) ACT, 1928

THE HINDU INHERITANCE (REMOVAL OF DISABILITIES) ACT, 1928

THE HINDU INHERITANCE (REMOVAL OF DISABILITIES) ACT, 1928

(ACT 12 OF 1928)

[20th September, 1928]

An Act to amend the Hindu Law relating to exclusion from inheritance of certain classes of heirs, and to remove certain doubts.

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Hindu Law relating to exclusion from existence of certain classes of heirs, and to remove certain doubts; It is hereby enacted as follows:—

2. Persons not to be excluding from inheritance or rights in joint-family property.

Notwithstanding any rule of Hindu Law or custom to the contrary, no person governed by the Hindu Law, other than a person who is and has been from birth a lunatic or idiot, shall be excluded from inheritance or from any right or share in joint-family property by reason only of any disease, deformity, or physical or mental effect.

3. Saving and exception.

Nothing contained in this Act shall affect any right which has accrued or any liability which has been incurred before the commencement thereof, or shall be deemed to confer upon any person any right in respect of any religious office or service of the management of any religious or charitable trust which he would not have had if this Act had not been passed.

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