What is Presumption as to registered documents relating to adoption Section 16 of Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956
16. Whenever any document registered under any law for the time being in force is produced before any court purporting to record an adoption made and signed by the person giving and the person taking the child in adoption, the court shall presume that the adoption has been made in compliance with the provisions of this Act unless and until it is disproved.
CHAPTER II ADOPTION
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CHAPTER IV REPEALS AND SAVINGS
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