TINSUKIA LAW COLLEGE- GUIDE FOR STUDENT'S
IMPORTANT QUESTION’S OF HINDU LAW
NATURE & SOURCES OF HINDU LAW
1. What are the sources of Hindu Law ? Discuss.
2. What is the power of a Hindu Mitakshara fathers to alienate the joint property ?Ans with reference case.
3. What is meant by Doctrine of Representations in the matter of inheritance ? How far is this doctrine applied by the two Principal School of Hindu Law.
4. Distinguish between Mitakshara and Dayabhaga Law of Inheritance.
5. Explain what do you understand by “Porlettion” under the Mitakshara Law.
HINDU MARRIAGE ACT
1. Hindu marriage is neither a contract nor racament though it has resemblance of both elaborate .
2. What is the changes introduced by the Hindu Marriage Act 1955 and to whom it has made inroad into the textual Hindu Law ?
3. Discuss the essential of Valid marriage prior to Hindu marriage Act 1955 and change brought by this Act in this regard.
4. What are the ground which are available exclusively to a female Hindu for seeking a decree of divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.
5. Distinguish Judicial Separation and Divorce as stated in the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.
6. What are the essential condition of a Valid marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.
7. Is divorce permitted by Hindu Law? If so on what ground divorce may be sought?
8. Distinguish between Void and Void able Marriages?
1. Can custom override the written least of Law ? If so what part does custom play in the administration of Hindu Law ?
2. Define Custom and enumerate the various kinds of custom ? What are the essential elements of a customs under the Hindu Law?
3. Discuss the importance of customs as a sources of Hindu Law.
HINDU ADOPTIONS AND MAINTENANCE ACT 1956
1. Can an adoption made under the Hindu by
a. Married Women.
c. Unmarried Women.
2. How far does adoption serve the connection of the adopted person with the family of his birth regarding
a. His status
3. Discuss the respective power of a natural guardian and a guardian appointed by the court in the matter of alienation of a Hindu mitakshar property.
4. What are the essential requisite of a valid adoption according to Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act 1956.
5. What are the provision that have been made the Hindu Adoption and maintenance Act 1956 relating to maintenance of the widowed daughter and widowed daughter in Law ?
6. What are the essential requirements for the valid adoption of a girl under Hindu Law ?
7. What are rights of maintenance of children and aged parents under the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act 1956.
HINDU JOINT FAMILY
1. What are the extent of person of alienation by karta ?
2. What is the character of the following properties joint family
3. What is the incidence of of Coparcenary. Distinguish Coparcenary from Joint Family?
4. Who can be the Karta of a joint Hindu Family and for what purpose can the Karta alienate Joint Family Property ?
5. Who are the natural guardian alienate the minor’s share in the HUF property? Discuss.
6. What are the main difference between coparcenary in the Mitakshara & Dayabhaga Schools.
HINDU SUCESSION ACT
1. What is the character of the following properties joint family property or separted Property ?
a. Property inherited from maternal grandfather.
b. Self acquired property gives gft to a son
c. Property received on Partition.
2. Son’s birthright & Survivorship are the two outstanding features of Mitak shara law. Discuss.
3. Hindu Succession Act 1956 has brought a dynamic changes in regard to the female’s right over property , Discuss ?
MINORITY AND GUARDIANSHIP ACT 1956
1. Define the Term “Natural Guardian”.
2. State the power of natural Guardian of a Hindu Family in regard to a Hindu Minor under the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act 1956.
RELIGIOUS AND CHARITABLE
1. Is idol is a juristic person ?
2. What are the powers of alienation of debattor property by a Shebait ? Can be alienates to feed his family .
3. What are the basic difference between the Seboit and Mohant under the religious and charitable Endowment?
4. What do you mean by religion and charitable Endowments ? Explain details.
1. Can gift be made in favour of
a. An unborn Person.
b. An idol in a Temple.
1. What do you understand by impartible estate ? State the rule relating to the devolution of such an estate.
2. Explain the expression “Inheritance is never abeyance” is there any exception?
CASE STUDY :
1. Bry Narain Vs Mangal Prasad
2. Hanuman Prasad Pandey Vs Baboce
3. Sital Bai Vs Ram Chandra (AIR 1976 SC 343)
4. Shobha Rani Vs Modhukar Reddi (AIR 1988 SC 121)
5. Gurunath Vs Kamlabai (AIR 1955 SC 206)
6. Gurupad Vs Hirabai (AIR 1978 SC 1239)