Sale of minors’ property requires court’s go-ahead


The Supreme Court has held that in view of the provisions of section 8(2) of the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956, one cannot mortgage, charge or transfer a minor’s property without obtaining prior permission of the court.

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