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Neha Goel, Advocate

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Judgments on Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 — Section 13 — Word “welfare” — Held, the word “welfare” used in Section 13 of the Act 1956 has to be construed literally and must be taken in its widest sense.

 
Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 — Sections 6, 13 and 17 — Custody of a minor child — In a matter of custody of a minor child, the paramount consideration is the “welfare of the minor” and not rights of the parents or relatives under a statute which are in force.

 
Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

Guardian and Wards Act, 1890 — Section 12 — Interim Custody — Held, while deciding the question of interim custody, the Court must be guided by the welfare of the children since Section 12 empowers the Court to make any order as it deems proper.

 
Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

Guardian and Wards Act, 1890 — Section 19 — Unless the father is not fit to be a guardian, the Court has no jurisdiction to appoint another guardian.

 
Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

Guardian and Wards Act, 1890 — Section 12 — Interim Custody — The Court shall determine whether, in proceedings relating to interim custody, there are sufficient and compelling reasons to persuade the Court to change the custody of the minor children with immediate effect — Stability and consistency in the affairs and routines of children is also an important consideration.

 
Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

Guardian and Wards Act, 1890 — Section 19 — Custody of  children — As far as matters of custody are concerned, the Court is not bound by the bar envisaged under Section 19 of the Act.

 
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 — Sections 7, 13 and 17 — Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956, Section 13 — Custody of minor child — Remarriage of the mother after divorce, held, cannot be taken as a ground for not granting the custody of the child to the mother — The paramount consideration should be given to the welfare of the child — Appeal allowed.

 
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