Section 2 of The Hindu Succession Act

Here we will see Section 2 of The Hindu Succession Act.

Application of Act.

(1)This Act applies

Image Product Feature Price
TOP Pick
Madhubani-Art
WallMantra Madhubani Painting
  • Set of 8 Ethnic Painting
  • Traditional Madhubani Art Painting
  • Madhubani Painting for Living Room
Buy Now
Trending
WallMantra-madhubani-folk-art-drawing
WallMantra Indian Folk Art Madhubani
  • Madhubani Art Frame Set of 6
  • Madhubani Painting for Living Room
  • Madhubani Painting for Office
Buy Now
TOP Pick
Tamatina-Madhubani-Art-Canvas-Painting
Tamatina Madhubani Art Canvas Painting
  • Madhubani Art Painting
  • Size-13X10 Inches
  • Face of Tradition
Buy Now

(a) to any person, who is a Hindu by religion in any of its forms or developments, including a Virashaiva, a Lingayat or a follower of the Brahmo, Prarthana or Arya Samaj,

(b) to any person who is a Buddhist, Jaina or Sikh by religion, and

(c) to any other person who is not a Muslim, Christian, Parsi or Jew by religion, unless it is proved that any such person would not have been governed by the Hindu law or by any custom or usage as part of that law in respect of any of the matters dealt with herein if this Acthad not been passed.

Explanation.The following persons are Hindus, Buddhists, Jainas or Sikhs by religion, as the case may be:

(a) any child, legitimate or illegitimate, both of whose parents are Hindus, Buddhists, Jainas or Sikhs by religion;

(b) any child, legitimate or illegitimate, one of whose parents is a Hindu, Buddhist, Jaina or Sikh by religion and who is brought up as a member of the tribe, community, group or family to which such parent belongs or belonged;

(c) any person who is a convert or reconvert to the Hindu, Buddhist, Jaina or Sikh religion.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in subsection (1), nothing contained in this Act shall apply to the members of any Scheduled Tribe within the meaning of clause (25) of article 366 of the Constitution unless the Central Government, by notification in the Official Gazette, otherwise directs.

(3) The expression Hinduin any portion of this Act shall be construed as if it included a person who, though not a Hindu by religion,is, nevertheless, a person to whom this Act applies by virtue of the provisions contained in this section.

About Author: I am Varun Kr. Jha, founder and author of this website. I am a passionate writer and researcher with a keen interest in law, technologies and gadgets. I strive to provide informative and engaging content that helps my readers learn and grow. I am always looking for new ways to share my knowledge and insights with others.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

1 + six =