Property Law in India-Problems and Perspectives
Classes Attended: B.A. LL.B., B.Com LL.B., and BBA. LL.B. (all batches)
Name and Details of the Resource Person: Sri S.V.Nageswara Rao Legal Consultant, Beneajy Associates, Bengaluru.
Objective: Property Law in India-Problems and Perspectives
Sir started the lecture by giving a brief introduction about Transfer of Property Act, 1882 which is a codified Act and mainly deals with the transfers of property in the form of selling, purchasing, mortgaging, gifts, lease, exchange etc. Sir explained the definition of buyer, seller, and type of property which is dealt in the Act and also familiarized us with several other concepts of the Act.
Sir talked about the salient features of the Act such as
• That the transaction should be inter vivos, that is, between 2 living persons
• Transaction should be voluntary
• It is not retrospective in nature
Sri S.V.Nageswara Rao gave a brief about various sections of the Act such as Sec 5 which deals what type of property can be transferred. Sec 6 which tell about which property cannot be transferred which is further divided into various 8 parts. Sec 41 which deals with benami transactions and ostensible ownership under Sec 53A which talks about part performance. Later sir explained Sec 6 in detail which talks about Spes Succession which means just the chances of succeeding a property and such property cannot be transferred. Sir also discussed about the details in matter of mortgage where sec 58 gives the definition of mortgage and following sections talk about the other details.
At the end of the session, Sir elaborated practically what all taught using legal documents and also showed us examples of how sales and registration are done under the provisions of the Act.
It was a great learning experience for all the students.
SIGNIFICANCE OF LEGAL PROFESSION AND ETIQUETTE
Date: 26th August 2019
Time: 9.00 A.M. to 11.00 A.M.
Classes attended: students and all the Faculties in Law.
Number of beneficiaries: 300
Name and details of the Resource Person: Sri Nadir Shah Dhondy, Supreme Court Advocate
Objectives: imparting knowledge about the significance of legal profession and etiquette
Sir began his lecture by explaining that the professional ethics is the fundamental prerequisite of any profession. Ethics refers to human behavior to make decisions between what is correct and what is wrong. Professional ethics are those set code or moral principles that govern a person's conduct in a professional workplace or work life. In the legal profession, a lawyer must obey to professional codes for fair dealing with the client and uphold the self-possession. The Indian government has established a statutory body known as The Bar council of India under the Advocate Act,1961, Bar Council Of India Rules, etc. he also explained in detail the even lamps of advocacy, lawyers duty towards clients, opponents, colleagues etc.
The lecture was followed by an interactive session with students as well as faculty members. Students were overwhelmed to gain the knowledge of law.