Senior citizen neglected by children can reclaim property even if no maintenance condition in transfer deed: Madras High Court

The Court said that "subject to condition” in Section 23 of the Senior Citizens Act must be understood holistically to mean that there is an implied condition to maintain senior citizens when their property is acquired.
Madras High Court, Principal Bench
Madras High Court, Principal Bench

The Madras High Court has held that senior citizens can reclaim property transferred to their children or any other transferee if the latter fails to ensure a life of dignity for the senior citizen, even if there was no express condition to maintain the senior citizen in the transfer agreement.

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