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Confiscation and Forfeiture of Properties in India

Introduction: Meaning of Confiscation of Property: Confiscation has been derived from the Latin word confiscare which means “to consign to the fiscus” in simple words which mean “transfer to the treasury.” It is a legal form of seizure by any public authority or government. Meaning of Forfeiture of Property: In simple words, forfeiture means the […]

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Is there any Legal Remedy if My Builder has taken Money from Me Without Completing the Building on Time in West Bengal

Introduction: Some Important Points about the Delay in Possession: Any person such as home buyer can bring action against the builders or developers if they fail to complete the building on time. There are different provisions under Indian laws such civil, criminal and consumer laws which can be used by the home buyers or any […]

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Can Property Title Be Claimed Through Adverse Possession In India

Introduction: Adverse Possession: Any person who gains title to a property of another person or individual through legal aid by actual, open, hostile and so on for a period prescribed by state law. Here, the person who is gaining the title in another person’s property excludes him from his property wholly or partly where he […]

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Can Senior Citizens Evict Children From their Property in India

Introduction: Meaning of Senior Citizen:  Any persons or individuals who are more than sixty or sixty-five years of age are considered senior citizens. In other words, any persons or individuals when crossing the age of sixty or sixty-five mostly retire from their workforce due to their ageing and they are considered as senior citizens. Senior […]

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Ten reasons why you should get your Will registered in India

Introduction: Will is a legal document so that in the absence of a particular person, the person mentioned in the Will owns all of his or her property. The person who executes the Will can withdraw or modify the document in his or her lifetime. Will is important because the document always acts as a […]

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Various Property Rights of Women in India

Introduction: According to the Indian constitution, there is no difference between men and women. In every sphere of life, women have the same and equal rights as men. In the early days, Indian women did not have any rights over the property. In contemporary society, married Indian women had limited rights to their parental property, […]

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Ten steps to sell your property in India

Introduction: How to sell a property is a prime concern for most of the sellers in India. Selling a property is not a very complicated issue, although it requires four to six months on an average to complete the whole procedure. It may take more than a year to sell a property in a low […]

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NRIs Guide for Property Registration in India

Introduction: If you are an NRI and thinking about buying a property in India, then it is very much needed for you to get the right information about the NRI property registration process in India. The better you know about property registration, the better you will be able to make decisions on it. For an […]

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Concept of Will under Muslim Law in India

Introduction: Like Hindu law, Islamic law also has different ways of transferring property. In Islamic law, a Muslim person can give his property as a gift or by means of a Will to his preferred person. After the death of a Muslim person, his or her whole property has to be divided equally to his […]

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Attachment of Property under Execution Proceeding in India

Introduction: Each and every civil suit has three stages such as:- Institution of the suit, Adjudication of suit, Implementation of the litigation. The implementation of the legal action or litigation is to put the consequences of the adjudication into action and so, this stage is known as execution. This process gives effect to the judgement […]

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What are the Conditions of Sale by Auction of Movable Property in India

Introduction: Meaning of Sale by Auction:- A sale by auction is a sale where different individual offer bids for the property and try to outbid each other. The auctioneer marks the completion of auction sale by the fall of the hammer and then the property or goods are given to the purchaser or the highest […]

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Digitization of Land Records and Impact on Disputes in India

Introduction: The National Land Records Modernization Programme (NLRMP) came into force in 2008 and now this programme has changed to Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP) which came into force from 01st April 2016. This programme has the following elements:- (i) Computerization or digitization of land records;  (ii) Survey and resurvey and updating of […]

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When is a Co-Owner Legally Competent to Make a Transfer of Property in India

Introduction: Meaning of Co-owner: Co-owner simply means two or more persons holding a title or share to the same property. What are the types of co-ownership? Tenants in Common:  When two or more person buy a property ( Co-owners ) and they do not specifically mention the share for each other, there “tenancy-in-common” comes into […]

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What are the Remedies Against Unfair Practices of Builders and Real Estate Developers in Kolkata

Introduction: The real estate industry has become the most important and flourishing industry in Kolkata in recent years. There are a large number of builders and developers in Kolkata because the demand for residential and commercial property is increasing day by day. This demand itself has created unfair practices between builders or developers and buyers. […]

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What to do if Property Document Gets Destroyed in a Fire

Introduction: Summary of property documents lost or destroyed: Property documents can get destroyed by different natural calamities and human activities among them fire destruction is the worst. These losses include sensitive personal documents or other documents like the documents of properties or assets. There are different procedures to get back the property documents which are […]