Conveyance deed isn’t an issue while purchasing a flat

A Hindu male died intestate in 1995 with a self-earned home abandoning a spouse, two sons and two daughters. His spouse expired in 2015 and a daughter handed away in 2019? Can the son of the deceased daughter declare any inheritance rights over the self-earned home? Kindly clarify within the gentle of amendments to Hindu Succession Act, 2005.

—Vishal Saha


Based mostly on the restricted information offered, we assume that the son is the one surviving authorized inheritor of the deceased daughter. For the reason that maternal grandfather died intestate, his share must have devolved upon his authorized heirs.

Subsequent to the demise of his spouse in 2015, assuming that the spouse additionally died intestate, her share bequeathed by her would additionally devolve upon the 2 daughters and the 2 sons in equal proportion.

Regardless of the spouse of the maternal grandfather leaving a Will or not, the share of the daughter in her father’s property crystalizes upon the demise of the daddy. Due to this fact, the son of the deceased daughter can be entitled to the share.


I not too long ago purchased a flat in Mumbai utilizing a house mortgage. The property is 28 years previous and doesn’t have a conveyance deed. What are the implications of not having the deed? What are the processes in retailer on the time of redevelopment?

—Title withheld on request


The absence of a conveyance deed of the property might not be a difficulty for buying the flat until the time there may be an occupation certificates and/or completion certificates issued by the municipal company relating to the constructing, together with the involved flat.

For the needs of redevelopment of a constructing that’s to be constructed on the land, the consent of the proprietor or developer of the land might be required. Or the society might method the involved authority for deemed conveyance by way of relevant legal guidelines.

Aradhana Bhansali is associate, Rajani Associates.

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