The Hindu Succession ActAn Act to amend and codify the law relating to intestate succession among Hindus.
List of Chapters & Sections
PRELIMINARY General General provisions relating to succession Escheat TESTAMENTARY SUCCESSION REPEALS
General5Act not to apply to certain properties6Devolution of interest in coparcenary property7Devolution of interest in the property of a tarwad, tavazhi, kutumba, kavaru or illom8General rules of succession in the case of males9Order of succession among heirs in the Schedule10Distribution of property among heirs in class I of the Schedule11Distribution of property among heirs in class II of the Schedule12Order of succession among agnates and congnates13Computation of degrees14Property of a female Hindu to be her absolute property15General rules of succession in the case of female Hindus16Order of succession and manner of distribution among heirs of a female Hindu17Special provisions respecting persons governed by marumakkattayam and aliyasantana laws
General provisions relating to succession18Full blood preferred to half blood19Mode of succession of two or more heirs20Right of child in womb21Presumption in cases of simultaneous deaths22Preferential right to acquire property in certain cases23Omitted24Omitted25Murderer disqualified26Convert’s descendants disqualified27Succession when heir disqualifie28Disease, defect, etc., not to disqualif