What is a “domestic relationship”?

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Domestic relationships are relationships between a woman and a man living in a shared household. Domestic relationships can be through: ” Marriage – such as wives, daughter-in-laws, sister-in-laws, widows etc. with other members of the family ” Blood relationships – such as mothers-sons, sisters-brothers, daughters-fathers, widows etc. ” Other relations – through adoption, relationships in… Read more »

What is the difference between civil and criminal law?

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Civil and criminal laws play a major part in our lives. Civil law deals with relationships between two or more individuals and is addressed in civil court. Here, the person injured (the “plaintiff”) by another person files a lawsuit against that person (the “defendant”). Normally, if the plaintiff wins, the defendant has to pay compensation… Read more »

Which law applies in a matrimonial dispute case?

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Marriage, divorce, custody and maintenance are mainly governed by the religion of the parties to the marriage. If both parties belong to the same religion, one of the following Acts would apply, only if the particular procedure as prescribed in that law is followed to make the marriage solemnised – if they are Christians, The… Read more »

What is the law relating to real estate?

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Real estate law is a branch of civil law covering rights to possess, use, and enjoy land and the permanent manmade establishment attached to it. This also includes the capacity to hold interests in real property, permissible interests in real property, relations between owners, relations between owners and the community and that of the relation… Read more »

What is required to be done in case any practice of Untouchability is noticed?

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Person affected by the practice of untouchability may approach the Police Station covering the area of such incidence and register First Information Report(FIR) as per provision under Sections 3 to 7 of the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955. A First Information Report (FIR) is a written document prepared by police organizations in Bangladesh, India,… Read more »

What is Civil Registration System?

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Civil Registration System The Crude Death Rate (CDR) is defined as Number of deaths per thousand population. Primary source of data for births and deaths is the registration of births and deaths under Civil Registration System (CRS) of the Office of Registrar General, India (ORGI). Since the reporting of deaths under CRS is not Complete,… Read more »

What are the Differences between Movable and Immovable Properties?

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Differences between Movable and Immovable Properties There are the following differences between movable and immovable properties – Movable Property 1. The movable property can easily be transported from one place to another, without changing its shape, capacity, quantity or quality. 2. Examples: vehicles, books, utensils, timber, etc. 3. Mango trees, if cut and sold for… Read more »

What is movable property?

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In civil law systems, personal property is often called movable property or movables – any property that can be moved from one location to another. 1. The movable property can easily be transported from one place to another, without changing its shape, capacity, quantity or quality. 2. Examples: vehicles, books, utensils, timber, etc. 3. Mango… Read more »

What is immovable property?

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Land and buildings are immovable properties.  But that is not where the question is significant. The question becomes complicated when we extend the meaning of immovable property to include things which are embedded or fastened to earth, commonly known as “fixtures”. Fixtures may be done to civic structures – for example, doors or windows to… Read more »

What is Civil Procedure Code in case of Suits relating to immovable property?

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Section 16 of the Civil Procedure Code is as follows: “Suits to be instituted where subject matter situate:­ Subject to the pecuniary and other limitations prescribed by any law, suits- For the recovery of immovable property with or without rent or profits. For the partition of immovable property. For the foreclosure, sale or redemption in… Read more »