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17/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Hindu Widow's Re-marriage Act, 1856

( ACT NO. XV OF 1856 )

Rights of widow in deceased husband's property to cease on her re-marriage
2. All rights and interests which any widow may have in her deceased husband's property by way of maintenance, or by inheritance to her husband or to his lineal successors, or by virtue of any will or testamentary disposition conferring upon her, without express permission to re-marry, only a limited interest in such property, with no power of alienating the same, shall upon her re-marriage cease and determine as if she had then died; and the next heirs of her deceased husband, or other persons entitled to the property on her death, shall thereupon succeed to the same.

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