Can probate of will be revoked in scenarios not covered by Section 263, Succession Act? Bombay High Court to examine

A single judge referred this question to a larger Bench, in a case where a man was granted probate of a will, but where the testator's brother sought the revocation of the allegedly defective grant of probate.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

A single judge of the Bombay High Court recently referred to a larger Bench the question of whether Section 263 of the Indian Succession Act and its illustrations, which deal with the grounds on which probate of a will can be revoked or annulled for a 'just cause', are exhaustive [Sarwan Kumar Jhabarmal Choudhary v. Sachin Shyamsundar Begrajka].

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