Halsbury's Laws of India

The volume is a thematic arrangement of topics in the Indian Penal Code. Under each thematic topic, the relevant IPC provisions as well as all allied laws has been discussed that would be relevant thereby providing a comprehensive and holistic treatment. It presents the position of the law as it is as on June 2014. Changes brought in by the following new enactments and amendments in old enactments since the first edition have been addressed as appropriate within the narrative:

  1. Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013
  2. Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013
  3. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 and
  4. Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012. It has relevant case law (both old and latest) in the paragraphs as well as notes to paragraphs. This volume has an expanded narrative on the topics Offences against Women and Offences against Minors & Young Persons.
Commentary on the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 discussing in detail the provisions concerning topics such as: Jurisdiction, Miscellaneous Provisions, High Courts not being Courts of Judicial Commissioners, Small Cause Courts and Chartered High Courts, Commencement of Proceedings, Parties, Framing of Proceedings, Issue and Service of Summons, Written Statements, Pleading, Appearance and Ex-parte Decree, First Hearing, Discovery, Admission, Interlocutory Proceedings, Payment into Court, Issuance of Commissions, Orders to Protect Rights, Withdrawal and Compromise of Suits, Trial, Transfer of Cases, Judgments, Special Suits, Appeals, References, Review, revision, Caveat, Execution, Restitution.
The HLI volume contains thematic discussion of the below topics concerning law relating to Wills and Succession in India. The topics covered are:
  1. Testamentary Succession
  2. Probate, Letters of Administration, & Administration of Assets of Deceased
  3. Wills & Administration as applicable to Muslims
  4. Intestate Succession
  5. Succession in the other cases
  6. Succession and Conflict of Laws
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Constitutional Law)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Consumer Protection)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Contempt of Court; Contract)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Criminal Law)

Halsbury’s Laws of India, Criminal Law-I (Vol. 10), presents a comprehensive discussion on the principles and concepts underlying Criminal law in India. This volume explores in detail, the basic framework of the criminal justice system as laid out in the Indian Penal Code 1860, Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 and Indian Evidence Act 1872 as well as in special legislations such as the criminal minor acts and the penal provisions in regulatory and social welfare legislations. It is a part of the Second Edition of the Halsbury series and the law stated in this volume is in general that in force on 02 November 2013, and subsequent changes have been incorporated wherever possible.

  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Criminal Procedure)
  • Halsbury's Laws of India (Customs)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Damages; Deeds and Other Instruments)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Elections)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Employment- Sale of Goods- Motor Vehicles)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Environment; Misrepresentation and Fraud)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Estoppel and Waiver; Evidence)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Family Law)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Fuel and Energy)
  • Halsbury's Laws of India (Income Tax)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Industrial Law)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Injunctions- Insolvency- Judges)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Intellectual Property)
  • Halsbury's Laws of India (Landlord and Tenant)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Media, Technology and Communication)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Property and Easements)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Registration and Statistics; Public Interest Litigation)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Tort)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Trust and Charities and Water)
  • Halsbury's Laws Of India (Wills and Succession)
  • Halsbury's Laws of India - (Criminal Law II) Vol 11, 2nd Edition

The volume is a thematic arrangement of topics in the Indian Penal Code. Under each thematic topic, the relevant IPC provisions as well as all allied laws has been discussed that would be relevant thereby providing a comprehensive and holistic treatment. It presents the position of the law as it is as on June 2014. Changes brought in by the following new enactments and amendments in old enactments since the first edition have been addressed as appropriate within the narrative:

  1. Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2013
  2. Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013
  3. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 and
  4. Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012. It has relevant case law (both old and latest) in the paragraphs as well as notes to paragraphs. This volume has an expanded narrative on the topics Offences against Women and Offences against Minors & Young Persons.
Commentary on the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 discussing in detail the provisions concerning topics such as: Jurisdiction, Miscellaneous Provisions, High Courts not being Courts of Judicial Commissioners, Small Cause Courts and Chartered High Courts, Commencement of Proceedings, Parties, Framing of Proceedings, Issue and Service of Summons, Written Statements, Pleading, Appearance and Ex-parte Decree, First Hearing, Discovery, Admission, Interlocutory Proceedings, Payment into Court, Issuance of Commissions, Orders to Protect Rights, Withdrawal and Compromise of Suits, Trial, Transfer of Cases, Judgments, Special Suits, Appeals, References, Review, revision, Caveat, Execution, Restitution.
Halsbury’s Laws of India, Criminal Law-I (Vol. 10), presents a comprehensive discussion on the principles and concepts underlying Criminal law in India. This volume explores in detail, the basic framework of the criminal justice system as laid out in the Indian Penal Code 1860, Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 and Indian Evidence Act 1872 as well as in special legislations such as the criminal minor acts and the penal provisions in regulatory and social welfare legislations. It is a part of the Second Edition of the Halsbury series and the law stated in this volume is in general that in force on 02 November 2013, and subsequent changes have been incorporated wherever possible.
This volume of Family Law is divided into 9 chapters and covers the current position of law with respect to legitimacy, adoption, custody, guardianship, offences against children, anti-dowry legislation etc. The book deals with personal laws of Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Parsis on the various legal aspects relating to adoption, matrimonial cruelty, protection of women from domestic violence etc. New topics and sub topics of contemporary importance like ‘Validity of adoption’, ‘Rape and forcible termination of pregnancy’ , ‘Bigamous marriages’ and ‘Application of law penalizing matrimonial cruelty’ etc. have been added. Relevant legislation and case law have been referenced to lay out the current position of law on the above-mentioned and the related topics.
The HLI volume contains thematic discussion of the below topics concerning law relating to Wills and Succession in India. The topics covered are:
  • Testamentary Succession
  • Probate, Letters of Administration, & Administration of Assets of Deceased
  • Wills & Administration as applicable to Muslims
  • Intestate Succession
  • Succession in the other cases
  • Succession and Conflict of Laws
This volume on Landlord and Tenant, Property-II, covers the historical and current positions of law on the subject. The topics covered include systems of intermediaries, rent control legislations, and agricultural tenancies. It also examines topics such as corporate leases and tax implication on leases in detail. Relevant central as well as state legislations along with case law have been referenced to lay out the current position of law on the related topics.
This volume on Family Law, divided into 10 chapters, covers the current position of law with respect to marriage, divorce, restitution, maintenance and matrimonial property. The personal laws of Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Parsis and the various laws relating to marriage have been dealt with in detail. The law in relation to the Special Marriage Act, registration of marriages and foreign marriages are also discussed. Relevant legislation and case law have been referenced to lay out the current position of law on the related topics.
Halsbury’s Laws of India is a series based on Halsbury’s Laws of England, which provides a com-prehensive statement of law. This series is not a commentary but presents the legal position as it is laid by legislation and case law. In this volume on Contracts the contributor has discussed under each thematic topic the relevant provisions of the Indian Contract Act as well as all allied laws that would be relevant thereby providing a comprehensive and holistic treatment. This volume presents the position of the law as on July 2015. The author analyses and discusses principles propounded in landmark case law on the subject of Contracts.
Halsbury’s Laws of India is a series based on Halsbury’s Laws of England, which provides a comprehensive statement of law. This series is not a commentary but presents the legal position as it is laid by legislation and case law. In this volume on Elections, the contributor has discussed under each thematic topic the relevant provisions of the Representation of People Act (both 1950 and 1951) as well as all allied laws that would be relevant thereby providing a comprehensive and holistic treatment. This second edition has been revised by SK Mendiratta, Legal Advisor, Election Commission of India and also Former UN Election Commissioner, Afghanistan, Former Director (Law)-cum-Principal Secretary, Election Commission of India, and Former Advisor, Delimitation Commission of India. This volume presents the position of the law as on August 2015"
Some of the key highlights are
  • Halsbury’s Laws of India is a series based on Halsbury’s Laws of England, which provides a comprehensive statement of law.
  • This series is not a commentary but presents the legal position as it is laid by legislation and case law.
  • In this HLI Volume on Criminal Procedure, the contributor has discussed under each thematic topic the relevant provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure as well as all allied laws such as Indian Penal Code and the Indian Evidence Act that would be relevant thereby providing a comprehensive and holistic treatment.
  • This volume presents the position of the law as on September 2015.
  • This Volume provides clarity on position of law in view of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013.