Report No. 66
22. Settlement of minors' property in contemplation of marriage.-
(1) The property of a minor may be settled in contemplation of marriage, provided the settlement is made by the minor with the approbation of the minor's father, if the father is dead or absent from India, with the approbation of the High Court.
(2) Nothing in this section or in section 21 shall apply to any will made or intestacy occurring before the first day of January, 1866, or to intestate or testamentary s succession to the property of any Hindu, Muhammadan, Buddhist, Sikh or Joins.