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Elements of Hindu Law: Referable to British Judicature in India

by Sir Thomas Andrew Lumisden Strange

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Published by Payne and Foss, etc. .
Written in English


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Indian judiciary started as an extension of the colonial regime. British set up a poor copy of the British judicial system as Indian judicial system. The judges (generally British in pre-independence India) were the symbol of imperial power and all the systems and procedures of . It was a Joint Hindu family consisting of aforesaid three sons, of which Late M.C. Mohan was ''Karta'. All of them migrated to India just before partition which took place in After coming to India, they all established a common business and lived as a Hindu Joint Family.

In , he wrote his pioneering work, ‘Elements of Hindu Law’. He passed away in England in A man of extraordinary brilliance, his is one of the earliest books in English on Hindu Law. Not familiar with Sanskrit he sought the help of several Brahmin pundits while at Madras and wrote the book . Noté /5. Retrouvez Elements of Hindu Law: Referable to British Judicature in India, Volume 2 et des millions de livres en stock sur Achetez neuf ou d'occasionFormat: Broché.

  1). Who among the following established the “Sadar Diwani Adalat”? Warren Hastings Cornwallis John Macpherson Wellesly 2). Which of the following acts created Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William? The Regulating Act Indian Councils Act Dundas Bill of Charter Act of 3). The East India Company was deprived of.   The British Influence to Maritime provinces surrendered to the British and formally ceded in and the Kandyan kingdom was also captured by the British in However, British continued to apply local laws and R &D law subject to changes done if any by introducing statutes of their own.


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Elements of Hindu law; referable to British judicature in India. [Thomas Andrew Lumisden Strange, Sir]. Elements of Hindu Law: Referable to British Judicature in India Elements of Hindu Law: Referable to British Judicature in India by Sir Thomas Andrew Lumisden Strange.

Publication date Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Pages: Elements of Hindu Law: Referable to British Judicature in India - Sir Thomas Strange A Manual of Hindu Law for the Use of Students and Practitioners - Standish Grove Grady A Digest on the Hindu Law of Inheritance and Partition -Reymond West (Ed.) The Principles of Hindu law of Inheritance - Rajkumar Sarvadhikari.

He was among the first English judges to study Hindu Law and wrote a treatise on the subject after he returned to England Elements of Hindu Law; referable to British Judicature in India (volume I issued inand volume II in ). The beginning of Indian codified common law is traced back to when a Mayor’s Court in Madras, Bombay and Calcutta was established by the East India Company.

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It derives from the need to create and develop a system of public administration under law, a concept that may be compared with the much older notion of justice under law.

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India is a democratic republic. About Book Book Description Text extracted from opening pages of book: HINDU LAW: WITH REFERENCE TO SUCH PORTIONS OF IT AS CONCERN THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IN THE KING'S COURTS IN INDIA, BY Laic Chief Justice of Madras.

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It is a great honour to have been invited to contribute to this journal which has been specially commissioned to commemorate the Sri Lanka Law. Inthe first Law Commission was established in India and an all India legislature was created whose laws were to be binding on all Courts.

East India Company was dissolved and the Government of India was taken over by the British Crown infollowing the event of mutiny in Inall annexed Indian territory was declared a Crown colony, with the governance of India resting on the British Parliament, and full responsibility of Indian affairs being allocated to the.

It was largely as a result of his examination in this book, of Indian society and of the problems facing the British administration, that in he obtained the important position with the East India Company which he held for seventeen years.1 Mill was accused of having betrayed his principles by accepting an appointment with the Company, but.

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During British rule. necessary, in pursuance of that provision, to declare certain Courts in British India to be Colonial Courts of Admiralty.” In exercise of the powers conferred by this Act, the Indian Legislature under British dominion passed Act 16 ofbringing into force The Colonial Courts of Admiralty (India) Act,   However, we are not often told that this was a trial by ordeal of fire prescribed by Hindu scriptures along with others such as trial by balance (for brahmins), trial by poison (for Shudras, no surprises here) and was widely practiced in India until British Empire banned it.

In fact, Hindu scriptures silenced any rational voice that objected to. After British colonialism, the Hindu tradition, along with Islamic law, was supplanted by the common law when India became part of the British Empire.

Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Hong Kong also adopted the common law. The eastern Asia legal tradition reflects .Sir Thomas Strange, a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at Madras, in his work on ‘ Elements of Hindu Law Referable to British Judicature in India,’ in a chapter on ‘.

The judges of British vintage are class-conscious, as Professor Griffith of London University explained in his book, The Politics of the Judiciary. Their perspective is .