Probate In India: Definition, Importance & Application

  Probate In India: Definition, Importance & Application                        @1                        A will  is a document that is drawn by a person with clear instructions as to how his/her assets are to be distributed on their death. In certain situations — and only in certain jurisdictions, such as Mumbai, Kolkota and Chennai — the executor of the will may need to apply for a probate in order to legalise it. This article will discuss, in detail, what a probate is, when one is needed in India, what the court fees are, and how it can be obtained. @2 What is a Probate? The Indian Succession Act, 1925 decrees that a probate is official proof of a will. A probate is issued to the executor, or the person who is authorized to implement or execute the will and thereby adds a legal character to the will. A probate, as defined in the India Sucessession Act, 1925, is ‘A copy of will certified under the seal of a court of competent jurisdiction with grant of administration of the

THE EPIDEMIC DISEASES ACT, 1897 //mahamary act 1897.

THE EPIDEMIC DISEASES ACT, 1897

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SECTIONS
1. Short title and extent.
2. Power to take special measures and prescribe regulations as to dangerous epidemic disease.
2A. Powers of Central Government.
3. Penalty.
4. Protection to persons acting under Act.

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THE EPIDEMIC DISEASES ACT, 1897
ACT NO. 3 OF 18971
[4th February, 1897.]
An Act to provide for the better prevention of the spread of Dangerous Epidemic Diseases.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the better prevention of the spread of dangerous epidemic disease; It is hereby enacted as follows :—
1. Short title and extent.—(1) This Act may be called the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.
2 .[(2) It extends to the whole of India except 3 [the territories which, immediately before the 1st November, 1956, were comprised in Part B States]] 4
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2. Power to take special measures and prescribe regulations as to dangerous epidemic disease.—
(1) When at any time the 7 [State Government] is satisfied that 7 [the State] or any part thereof is visited by, or threatened with, an outbreak of any dangerous epidemic disease, the 8 [State Government], if 9 [it] thinks that the ordinary provisions of the law for the time being in force are insufficient for the purpose, may take, or require or empower any person to take, such me asures and, by public notice, prescribe such temporary regulations to be observed by the public or by any person or class of persons as 9 [it] shall deem necessary to prevent the outbreak of such disease or the spread thereof, and may determine in what manner and by whom any expenses incurred (including compensation if any) shall be defrayed.
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(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions, the 7 [State
Government] may take measures and prescribe regulations for—
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(b) the inspection of persons travelling by railway or otherwise, and the segregation, in hospital, temporary accommodation or otherwise, of persons suspected by the inspecting officer of being infected with any such disease.
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[2A. Powers of Central Government.—When the Central Government is satisfied that India or any part thereof is visited by, or threatened with, an outbreak of any dangerous epidemic disease and that the ordinary provisions of the law for the time being in force are insuffici ent to prevent the outbreak of such disease or the spread thereof, the Central Government may take measures and prescribe regulations for the inspection of any ship or vessel leaving or arriving at any port in 2 [the territories to which this Act extends] and for such detention thereof, or of any person intending to sail therein, or arriving thereby, as may be necessary.]
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3. Penalty.—Any person disobeying any regulation or order made under this Act shall be deemed to have committed an offence punishable under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).
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4. Protection to persons acting under Act.—No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie against any person for anything done or in good faith intended to be done under this Act.

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