Maintenance when to be a charge Section 27 of Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956
27. A dependant's claim for maintenance under this Act shall not be a charge on the estate of the deceased or any portion thereof, unless one has been created by the will of the deceased, by a decree of court, by agreement between the dependant and the owner of the estate or portion, or otherwise.
CHAPTER II ADOPTION
CHAPTER III MAINTENANCE
CHAPTER IV REPEALS AND SAVINGS
Section 29 - Repeals