(for instance, heirship and tenancy by the courtesy) was abolished and
replaced by a simple code for the devolution of property upon the death Af
a person intestate. ux
3. Affiliation Cases.—These are the cases which are brought before
a court for fixing the paternity of an illegitimate child upon a certain
individual, as he is bound, under section 488 of the Indian Criminal Proce
dure Code, to support his illegitimate child which is unable to maintain
itself irrespective of age.2 A Magistrate of the first class may make
monthly allowance of any sum not exceeding fifty rupees on the whole for
the maintenance of such child. In determining the amount of maintenance
luxury is not to be taken into consideration but only the necessaries of life'
viz. food, clothing and lodging. '
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<J6ubte-heaae& monster : Front view showing the relation of the heads
to the body,
(From & ^fMofff^ph lent Mwdly b&Dr-H. S. Mehta.)
2. Notes, 44
1943, -p, 28.