This Deed of Adoption is made on the 12th day of March, 1991 by me ——-, aged about 46 years, permanently residing at ————, Bombay.
WHEREAS I am a Hindu and governed under the Hindu Law and whereas I have been married since last 17 years to ——— and I have no son at all either natural or adopted and Whereas I fulfill all the conditions laid down under the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956, for the lawful and valid adoption and Whereas a male minor —— born on the 10th day of June, 1990, was abandoned by his natural parent and Whereas near or far relations of this minor cannot be traced by any amount of diligence and Whereas I desired to adopt this child legally and Whereas for that purpose of Law under Section 9 (4) of the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956, and accordingly whereas I filed a petition with the consent of my said wife ——- in the City Civil Court at Bombay vide Miscellaneous Petition No. —– of 1991 for getting the permission of the said Honourable Court under Section 9(4) of the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956, and Whereas after the said Honourable City Civil Court at Bombay was satisfied that the adoption by me will be for the said minor ——–, born on the 10th day of June,1990, AND WHEREAS the said Honourable Court was further satisfied that I have fulfilled all the conditions for valid adoption by me and after so satisfying the Honourable Court was pleased to grant my petition and pass order in my favour giving the required permission to me as laid down by Law on 11th March, 1991, hereto annexed and marked as Exhibit “A” is the true copy of the certified copy of the said order of the Honourable Court granting me permission to take the said minor in adoption to myself AND WHEREAS there exists clear intention to all the persons concerned that the said minor ——–, born on the 10th day of June, 1990, be transferred from his family of birth to my family AND WHEREAS to remove all possible doubts that after the said permission by the Honourable City Civil Court at Bombay, I have actually adopted this minor and the permission given to me by the Honourable City Civil Court at Bombay has been utilised by me and I hereby confirm that after signing this document nothing more is left to be done by me to complete this by me and on signing this document the adoption is complete and the permission given to me is fully utilised.
NOW THIS DEED WITNESSETH AS FOLLOWS:
a) I have taken the said minor ——-, born on the 10th day of June, 1990, as my son and I have treated him as such and I declare that he shall enjoy and inherit all rights and privileges as my adopted son in accordance with the Personal Law applicable to me.
b) I further declare that I am aware that this adoption is irrevocable and I irrevocably give the status of my son to this minor.
I have made this Deed of Adoption to remove all possible doubts about having adopted this minor ——–, born on ——-, who is to perpetuate my line and name.
IN WITNESS whereof I have executed this Deed of Adoption on the date first aforementioned.
Signed and delivered by the within named —— Witnesses: 1—— 2 ———
In the High Court of Judicature at Bombay
Ordinary Original Civil Jurisdiction
Miscellaneous Petition No. ——– of 198 in the matter of the Guardian and Wards Act, 1890, AND in the matter of the Appointment of Guardian of the person of minor inmate of a national of ——- residing at ———–.
WHEREAS by an order made by the Honourable ————– Mr. Justice on —— in the above matter, the Petitioner herein has been appointed the legal guardian of the minor ——- born on ——- an inmate of ——- and the said Petitioner has been permitted to take the said minor to his place of residence in ——– AND WHEREAS before taking minor out of —— the Petitioner has undertaken to execute Bond through his duly constituted attorney in Bombay in favour of the Prothonotary and Senior Master of the High Court of Judicature at ——- for an amount of —— to repatriate the said minor to India by air should it become necessary for any reason to do so now THIS INDENTURE OF BOND WITNESSETH that the Petitioner through his duly constituted attorney ——- in compliance of the above undertaking hereby firmly binds himself and is hereby firmly bound to pay unto the Prothonotary and Senior Master of the High Court of Judicature at ———-, his successors-in-office and assigns the sum of Rs. ——- to repatriate the said minor ——- to India by air as and when it becomes necessary for any reason to do so and further places on record that this bond shall remain effective until the said minor attains the age of majority.
Dated this ——- day of ———-
Signed and sealed and delivered by the within named ————
In the presence of ——–
Note: Normally a Bond for a sum of Rs. 15,000 is executed. The Bond is to be executed by persons taking a child out of India for the purpose of adoption.