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Family Law — II 2020

Law degree examination – April, 2020.
Second semester 3 years LLB/3 years LLB (hons).

Time : 3 Hours
Max. Marks : 100


Answer any SIX questions. Each question carries 4 marks. (6 x 4 = 24 marks)

  1. Hindu female limited estate
  2. Agnate and cognate
  3. Conversion as disqualification
  4. Residuaries
  5. Legal heir certificate
  6. Christian succession
  7. Pious obligation
  8. Letters of Administration
  9. Pre-emption


Answer any TWO questions. Each question carries 18 marks. (2 x 18 = 36 marks)

  1. Describe the succession to the self acquired property of a Hindu male dying intestate as laid down under Sections 8 to 13 of Hindu Succession Act, 1956.
  2. Explain the rules of succession to the property of a Hindu female dying intestate stated in Hindu Succession Act, 1956.
  3. Describe the doctrines of Aul and Radd under Sunni law with illustrative problems.
  4. Define Will. Explain the various types of Wills.


Answer any TWO questions. Each question carries 20 marks. (2 x 20 = 40 marks)

  1. A, a Hindu male died leaving behind coparcenary property worth Rs. 50,00,000 and a Son, Daughter, Widow, Mother and Father. Distribute.
  2. Savitri, a Hindu female died leaving behind her Stridhana Property and Husband, Son, Daughter, Father, Mother. Distribute her property.
  3. Mohammad, a Sunni Muslim died leaving behind a son, Daughter, Father, Mother, Widow and Brother. Distribute his property.
  4. A has two sons B and C. B married D against the wish of A. A executed a Will giving a valuable property to B provided he divorced his wife D. B divorced the wife and claimed the property. C objected B claiming the property on ground that the Will was void. Can B claim the property?