The Law of Testamentary Devise as Administered in India. Or the Law Relating to Wills in India: With an Appendix Containing the Indian Succession Act (x of 1865), the Hindu Wills Act (xxi of 1870), the Probate and Administration Act, 1881 (v of 1881), with All Amendments, the Probate and Administration Act, 1889 (vi of 1889) and the Certificate Succession Act (vii of 1889).

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Thacker, Spink & Company, 1889 - Probate law and practice - 551 pages
 

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Page 101 - And be it further enacted, that no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner hereinafter mentioned ; (that is to say) , it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction ; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator,...
Page 111 - That no will or codicil, or any part thereof, shall be revoked otherwise than as aforesaid, or by another will or codicil executed in manner hereinbefore required, or by some writing declaring an intention to revoke the same, and executed in the manner in which a will is hereinbefore required to be executed, or by the burning, tearing, or otherwise destroying the same by the testator, or by some person in his presence and by his direction, with the intention of revoking the same.
Page 93 - Act, if the signature shall be so placed at or after, or following, or under, or beside, or opposite to the end of the will, that it shall be apparent on the face of the will that the testator intended to give effect by such his signature to the writing signed as his will...
Page 296 - Act all rents, annuities, dividends, and other periodical payments in the nature of income (whether reserved or made payable under an instrument in writing or otherwise) shall, like interest on money lent, be considered as accruing from day to day, and shall be apportionable in respect of time accordingly.
Page 102 - And be it further enacted, that if any person shall attest the execution of any will to whom or to whose wife or husband any beneficial devise, legacy, estate, interest, gift, or appointment of or affecting any real or personal estate...
Page 125 - ... of the will before such alteration shall not be apparent, unless such alteration shall be executed in like manner as herein-before is required for the execution of the will ; but the will, with such alteration as part thereof, shall be deemed to be duly executed if the signature of the testator and the subscription of the witnesses be made in the margin or on some other part of the will...
Page 177 - That where any real estate shall be devised to any person without any words of limitation, such devise shall be construed to pass the fee simple, or other the whole estate or interest which the testator had power to dispose of by will in such real estate, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will.
Page 109 - That every Will made by a Man or Woman shall be revoked by his or her Marriage (except a Will made in exercise of a Power of Appointment, when the Real or Personal Estate thereby appointed would not in default of such Appointment pass to his or her Heir, Customary Heir, Executor, or Administrator, or the Person entitled as his or her next of Kin, under the Statute of Distributions) . XIX.
Page 169 - ... to which the act, in its 24th section refers, does not appear on the face of the will; but when a bequest is of that which is generic, — of that which may be increased or diminished, then, I apprehend, the Wills Act requires something more on the face of the will for the purpose of indicating such 'contrary intention' than the mere circumstance that the subject of the bequest is designated by the pronoun 'my.
Page 424 - ... shall, so far only as concerns such person attesting the execution of such will, or the wife or husband of such person, or any person claiming under such person or wife or husband, be utterly null and void...

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