The Succession Act, 1925 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to amend and codify the law relating to intestate or unwilled succession, among Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Sikhs. The Act lays down a uniform and comprehensive system of inheritance and succession into one Act.
Who are the legal heirs of a deceased person in India?
The parents, spouse and children are the immediate legal heirs of the deceased person. When a deceased person does not have immediate legal heirs, then the grandchildren of the deceased will be the legal heirs.Source
What is the procedure of appeal in Succession Act 1925?
This appeal contain the following procedure: (1) Declaration: High Court, if thinks fit, declares the person to whom certificate is to be granted. (2) Direction to Judge: High Court directs the Judge for the grant of certificate on application being made therefore.
What are the powers and duties of executor under Indian Succession Act 1925?
As per the provisions of Section 305 of the Act, an executor has the power to sue on the deceased testator’s behalf with respect to all cause of action surviving the deceased and for recovery of all debts that were due to the deceased testator while he was alive
||The Indian Succession Act, 1925
||An Act to consolidate the law applicable to intestate and testamentary succession.
||Ministry of Law and Justice