Senior Citizens

  • Senior Citizens Act and Property Title Disputes

    Whether proceedings under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act 2007 can be used to decide title disputes? Recently, vide judgement dated 14th October, 2022 in Pawan Kumar and Anr. v. Divisional Commissioner Department of Revenue, Govt of Delhi and Others in LPA 525/2022, the Delhi High Court held as under: “9.…

  • Daughter-in-Law’s Right To Reside – Senior Citizens Act

    In a landmark judgment the Delhi High Court while adjudicating on a matter under Senior Citizens Act, 2007 observed that a daughter-in-law’s right to reside in the premises of her in-laws cannot be greater than the right of her husband. Judgment – Senior Citizens Act W.P. ( C ) 6592/2018 $~41 IN THE HIGH COURT…

  • Judgment of Delhi High Court – Senior Citizens Act

    Senior Citizens with ownership right in property and who face ill-treatment or harassment at the hands of their children / relatives / heirs have been bestowed with specific rights under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007. Judgment – Senior Citizens Act Neutral Citation Number 2022/DHC/005878 W.P.(C) 17772/2022$~5 IN THE HIGH…

  • Eviction Order on Complaint of Harassment – Senior Citizens Act

    Senior citizens can lodge complaints if they are facing harassment, torture or ill-treatment from their own children or even those who are residing with them but not taking proper care of them as mandated under the Senior Citizens Act, 2007. The Delhi High Court in its recent judgment upheld the decision of the District Magistrate…

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