Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Madras Volume 7

Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Madras Volume 7

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...4.-of 1873. SunnRAna'ma Mnnamsa and another...Special Appellants. KALIANI AMMa'I.................. Special Respondent.-In a suit by the widow of one undivided brother against the survivor, for maintenance--On the question of past maintenance, Held, that the husband's estate in the hands of the survivor was that to which the charge attached, and that the husband's death was the period from which the Act of limitations began to run against the claim. THIS was a Special Appeal against the decision of F. C. Carr, the Civil Judge of Tinnevelly, in Regular Appeal No. 303 of 1871, modifying the Decree of the Court of the Principal Sadr Amin of Tinnevelly in Original Suit N 0. 160 of 1870. Plaintiff, the widow of the undivided brother of the defendants, claimed from them maintenance at the rate of rupees 360 per annum, together with past maintenance for 10% years. lst defendant, admitting plaintifi"s right to maintenance, pleaded that she was not entitled to claim for her maintenance more than rupees 46 per annum. It was also argued on behalf of the defendants that the recovery by the plaintiff of past maintenance for any period exceeding three years prior to the date of suit, was barred. The lst issue settled was: --VVhether plaintifl"s claim for past maintenance for any period exceeding three years 'is barred The Court of First Instance decreed "that defendants do pay maintenance to plaintiff at the rate of rupees 168 per annum during the term of her life, together with past maintenance at the said rate for three years preceding the date of this suit, amounting to rupees 50%," and disallowed the rest of plaintifi"s claim Plaintiff appealed against this decree, and the following judgment was delivered by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236842405
  • 9781236842404