The Indian Succession Act `1925

An Act to consolidate the law applicable to intestate and testamentary succession.

List of Chapters & Sections

  1. PRELIMINARY

  2. OF DOMICILE

  3. MARRIAGE

  4. OF CONSANGUINITY

  5. CHAPTER I.--Preliminary

  6. CHAPTER II.--Rules in cases of Intestates other than Parsis

  7. Distribution where there are lineal descendant

  8. Distribution where there are no lineal descendants

  9. CHAPTER III.--Special Rules for Parsi Intestates

  10. CHAPTER I.--Introductory

  11. CHAPTER II--Of Wills and Codicils

  12. CHAPTER III.--Of the Execution of unprivileged Wills

  13. CHAPTER IV.--Of privileged Wills

  14. CHAPTER V.--Of the Attestation, Revocation, Alteration and Revival of Wills

  15. CHAPTER VI.--Of the construction of Wills

  16. CHAPTER VII.--Of void Bequests

  17. CHAPTER VIII.--Of the vesting of Legacies

  18. CHAPTER IX.--Of Onerous Bequests

  19. CHAPTER X.--Of Contingent Bequests

  20. CHAPTER XI.--Of Conditional Bequests

  21. CHAPTER XII.--Of Bequests with Directions as to Application or Enjoyment

  22. CHAPTER XIII.--Of Bequests to an Executor

  23. CHAPTER XIV.--Of Specific Legacies

  24. CHAPTER XV.--Of Demonstrative Legacies

  25. CHAPTER XVI.--Of Ademption of Legacies

  26. CHAPTER XVIII.--Of Bequests of Things described in General Terms

  27. CHAPTER XIX.--Of Bequests of the Interest or Produce of a Fund

  28. CHAPTER XX.--Of Bequests of Annuities

  29. CHAPTER XXI.--Of Legacies to creditors and Portioners

  30. CHAPTER--XXII.--Of Election

  31. CHAPTER XXIII.--Of Gifts in Contemplation of Death

  32. PROTECTION OF PROPERTY OF DECEASED

  33. REPRESENTATIVE TITLE TO PROPERTY OF DECEASED ON SUCCESSION

  34. PROBATE, LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ASSETS OF DECEASED

  35. CHAPTER I.--Of Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration

  36. CHAPTER III.--Alteration and Revocation of Grants

  37. CHAPTER IV.--Of the Practice in granting and revoking Probates and Letters of Administration

  38. CHAPTER V.--Of Executors of their own Wrong

  39. CHAPTER VI.--Of the Powers of an Executor or Administrator

  40. CHAPTER VII.--Of the Duties of an Executor or Administrator

  41. CHAPTER VIII.--Of assent to a legacy by Executor or Administrator

  42. CHAPTER IX.--Of the Payment and Apportionment of Annuities

  43. CHAPTER X.--Of the Investment of Funds to Provide for Legacies

  44. CHAPTER XL.--Of the Produce and Interest of Legacies

  45. CHAPTER XII.--Of the Refunding of Legacies

  46. CHAPTER XIII.--Of the Liability of an Executor or Administrator for Devastation

  47. SUCCESSION CERTIFICATES

  48. MISCELLANEOUS