The Indian Succession Act,1925
Section 368. Liability of executor or administrator for devastation
When an executor or administrator misapplies the estate of the deceased, or subjects it to loss or damage, he is liable to make good the loss or damage so occasioned.
(i) The executor pays out of the estate an unfounded claim. He is liable to make good the loss.
(ii) The deceased had a valuable lease renewable by notice which the executor neglects to give at the proper time. The executor is liable to make good the loss.
(iii) The deceased had a lease of less value than the rent payable for it, but terminable on notice at a particular time. The executor neglects to give the notice. He is liable to make good the loss.