Excerpt:by virtue of Section 18 of the Hindu Succession Act, full brothers and sisters have to be preferred and the plaintiff will stand excluded notwithstanding the fact that he will be an heir coming under Class III of the Schedule. As defendants 1 to 3 who are sisters by full blood are available as heirs … Continue reading sisters by full blood will exclude a brother by half-blood from inheritance by virtue of the provisions contained in Section 18 of the Act.
Woman Govind Shindore And Ors. vs Gopal Baburao Chakradeo And Ors
Excerpt: It is a well known canon of construction of statute that a construction which leads to results patently contrary to the purpose and intent of the enactment and which will defeat the object of the Act must be avoided. if there are female heirs of full blood and male heirs of half-blood the … Continue reading Woman Govind Shindore And Ors. vs Gopal Baburao Chakradeo And Ors