Registered adoption deed sufficient to prove adoption of child, decree from civil court not required: Gujarat High Court

Single-judge Justice Biren Vaishnav disagreed with the decision of the Bombay High Court, which had held that only a civil court can decide if an adoption was legal and done after following due procedure.
Gujarat High Court
Gujarat High Court

The Gujarat High Court recently held that a registered deed of adoption with a registrar is sufficient to prove the adoption of a child and that there is not requirement to have a civil court decree affirming such deed [Khojema Saifudin Dodiya vs Registrar, Birth and Death].

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