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Receiving Stolen Property

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According to general receiving stolen property laws, it is a crime to accept or purchase any property which you believe or have actual knowledge that it was obtained through illegal means, such...

Actionable Claim

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Actionable claim is defined under section 3 of the Transfer of Property Act 1882. According to section 3 of the transfer of property Act, actionable claim means, a claim to any debt, other than...

Public Trust Doctrine: vis-à-vis Property Law

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Increasing threats to the environment caused by increasing individualistic needs has stimulated the attention of policymakers round the globe on an expeditious need to deal with this sensitive ...

Concept Of Benami Property And Benami Transaction Under The 2016 Act

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The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 was amended by the Benami Transaction (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016, in which substantial provisions were added to the existing Act to provid...

Transfer Of The Ownership Of Property Rights In Case Of NRI (Overseas Citizens)

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Alienation refers to the transfer of the ownership of property rights, for instance, sales, gifts as well as mortgages. The first step for any individual who has acquired a property in India by...

The Concept Of Gift Under Transfer Of Property Act

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According to Section 122 of Transfer of Property Act, 1882 Gift is defined as the transfer of certain existing moveable and immoveable property made voluntarily and without consideration, by on...

Title And Possession: Pre-Requisite To Claim Interim Relief

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Division bench of the Apex court reviewed the Order of the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka in a Simpliciter Suit filed for Injunction to stay proceedings without a prior order of Title. The Ape...

Registration Of Lease Deeds: The Why And The How

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What is a Lease?A lease, in legal sense, is the transfer of possession of a property (immovable in nature) for a fixed tenure and consideration. A lease does not involve transfer of ownership o...

Recent Development In The Property Rights Of A Daughter

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Historically, women were deprived of property rights in their families, on account of the patriarchal system, where women were considered inferior and therefore were not given the same rights as ...

Case Comment: M/S Popat And Kotecha Property v/s Ashim Kumar Dey

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The prerequisite in this context is that it is a rented place, the landlord or owner is someone who has acquired this property either by inheritance or by purchase or gift, the landlord is the na...