|QUERY:||What is the effect of Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 in respect of right of daughter in HUF property?|
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|EXPERT:||CA. H. N. Motiwalla|
|CATCH WORDS:||1956 - Effect of Succession (Amendment) Act 2005, Hindu Succession Act|
The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 has been amended in the year 2005 with a view to give daughter on birth, same right as a son on his birth. Consequently, the daughter has the right to be a co-parcener and also right to claim partition or vest her individual property in the HUF. These are important right hitherto denied to daughters, The amendment takes effect from September 9, 2005.