Government Concessions and Benefits

As a welfare State the Government of India as well as the State governments offer wide variety of concessions and benefits to persons with mentally challenged. For each category of concessions apart from eligibility requirements, magnitude of the assistance, definition of the handicap, clear guidelines regarding application form, procedure of availing the benefit etc. are […]

Economic Laws

Law of Contracts According to sections 11 and 12 of the Indian Contract Act 1872, only a person of sound mind can enter into contract. A person is possessed of a sound mind if at the time of the contract he is capable of understanding it and of forming a rational judgment as to it’s […]

Marriage Laws

In India, the capacity of a person to marry is determined by personal law. There is no uniform civil code and the law relating to marriage differs from community to community. Each of these laws states that an "idiot" is incapable of marrying. However, the interpretation of "idiot" by court leaves some to marry. Yet […]