Month: July 2021

The Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005

Important Sections Section -2: Definitions.—In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—(a) “aggrieved person” means any woman who is, or has been, in a domestic relationship with the respondent and who alleges to have been subjected to any act of domestic violence by the respondent;(b) “child” means any person below the age of eighteen years …

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Judicial Separation

Section 10 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1995- Judicial Separation : (1) Either party to a marriage, whether solemnized before or after the commencement of this Act, may present a petition praying for a decree for judicial separation on any of the grounds specified in sub-section (1) of section 13, and in the case of a wife …

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century law firm legal maxim volenti non fit injuria

Legal Maxim of the Day

Term- volenti non fit injuria Translation- injury is not done to the willing Definition- Notion that a person cannot bring a claim against another for injury, if said person willingly placed themselves in a situation where they knew injury could result.

century law firm legal maxim respondeat superior

Legal Maxim of the Day

Term- respondeat superior Translation- let the master answer Definition- A concept that the master (e.g. employer) is responsible for the actions of his subordinates (e.g. employees)

century law firm legal maxim Audi alteram partem

Legal Maxim of the Day

Term- Audi alteram partem Translation- hear the other side Definition- Refers to the idea that one cannot be fairly judged unless the cases for and against them have been heard