Jurisdiction of courts in Guardianship cases: What the Delhi High Court held

Aditi Singh July 15 2019

The Delhi High Court has held that the claim of a mother under Section 6 of the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956 as the natural guardian of a minor cannot be used to decide the jurisdiction of the Family Court under Section 9 of the Guardians and Wards Act, 1890.

The judgment was passed by a Division Bench of Justices GS Sistani and Jyoti Singh in an appeal under Section 19 (1) of

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