The Punjab Record; Or, Reference Book for Civil Officers

The Punjab Record; Or, Reference Book for Civil Officers : Containing the Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Determined by the Chief Court of the Punjab and Decisions by the Financial Commissioner of the Punjab Volume 32, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... even separate cultivation of any land, becomes on "her father-in-law's death entitled to take a port-ion equal to " that ofason into her separate possession for her life-time "without the consent of the male heirs, while the widow of " the last landholder continues as before entitled to maintenance "Only. The idea that the widow of a predeceased son should "have the right claimed is at variance with all the ordinary "principles of customary law as to the rights of mules and of "temules to the enjoyment of ancestral land. It is on the " other hand consonant with usage that a widow shall, with the "assent of the heirs, obtain an assignment of separate land for " her maintenance," We have now to consider whether in this case the Widflw has proved that by custom she takes the share of her predeceased husband of right for her life-time. The Divisional Judge and Local Commissioner have found that she has proved this. The findings are based on the Wllsidcration of certain instances which we will now discuss. abut H16 same time during an epidemic of cholera, as in InStance No. 5. Kamal predeceased Mali. On death of Mali the e8lfll was entered in the name of llnasamlnat Kuko and the thrw sons. This is not a good instance. if it is not a 0588 vi '""_'"_5 Mnssnmmat Kako to hold 5 share for her maintenance?!" rather an instance of the claims of a. childless widow Wm" that both father and son died about the same timfl in B C The Pidemic. and he finds that the son died nfwr the fu.tllCT-uaae, therefore, is not in point. p Bakhu predeceased Mahtub. On death of Mahtab his I estate was mutated in favour of Khuda Bakhsh and Mnssam= mutRabisn. F more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793013
  • 9781236793010