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Shared Household

Sr. Title Citation Question involved Held


No.
1 S.R. Batra 2007 (1) Shared Household Husband and wife living in a
Vs RCR (Crl) house owned by mother of the
Taruna Batra 403 husband. Held house owned by
(SC) mother does not come within the
definition of shared household
u/s 2 (s) of the Act. Shared
household would mean only the
house belonging to or taken on
rent by the husband or the house
which belongs to the joint family
of which husband is a member.
2 Varinder 2016 (4) House owned by mother Held A daughter in law has
Kaur Vs RCR (Crl) in law whether shared not right to live in the self
Jatinder 861; household of daughter in acquired house of mother in
Kumar and Law Finder law law or father in law. The same
another ID # is not a shared household.
802244
(P&H)
3 Avtar Singh 2015 (3) Shared Household Shared household means the
Vs RCR (Crl) house belonging to or taken on
Jaswinder 461 rent by the husband or the house
kaur (P&H) which belongs to the joint family
of which husband is a member.
4 Suman Vs 2015 (1) House owned by father- Held House exclusively
Tulsi Ram RCR (Civil) in-law whether shared belong to the father in law.
304; household of daughter in Husband of the aggrieved
Law finder law person lived separately.
ID # AP has no right to live in the
636224 house of her father in law as
(P&H) exclusive property of the
father in law cannot be
termed as shared household.
5 Lokesh Kiran 2013 (1) Shared Household House which neither belongs to
Kumar Shah Crimes 208 husband nor belongs to the joint
Vs (BOM) family of which husband is a
Shradha member cannot be covered by
Lokesh Shah term shared household. House
and another owned by husbands father being
his self acquired property is not
shared household. Petitioner wife
entitle to alternate
accommodation.
6 GA Ferris 2015 (1) Shared Household Property in question which is
Vs DMC 408 exclusively in the name of mother
Svetlana (KAR) in law is her absolute property.
Alexandrovna Such house cannot be claimed by
petitioner wife as shared
household. Wife is only entitle to
claim right to residence in shared
household and shared household
would mean only the house
belonging to or taken on rent by
the husband or house which
belongs to joint family of which
husband is a member.
7 Anukriti 2016 (3) Shared Household Husband and wife living in a
Dubey RCR (Crl) rented house. Husband left the
Vs 284 house after the expiry of tenancy.
Partha (DEL) Held house does not remained
Kansabanik shared household. Wife not
and anr. entitled to live in the house and
landlord entitled to evict her.
Further held DR would not
exists between persons who are
not related by consanguinity
marriage or through relationship
in nature of marriage adoption or
are not family members living
together as joint family. A
deserted wife in occupation
tenanted premises cannot be
placed in a position which is
different from her husband if he
had contested suit for eviction.
8 Vijay Verma 2010 (3) Shared Household Casual visit of a daughter in law
Vs LRC 291 to the house of father in law will
St (NCT Delhi) (DEL) not amount to living or live
together in a shared household
for the purpose of DR. only the
violence committed by a person
while living in the shared
household can constitute DV.
Further held where a male or a
female attains self sufficiency
after education or otherwise and
takes up a job and lives in some
other city or country, enjoys life
there, settles home there, he
cannot be said to have DR with
the persons whom he left behind.
9 A.R.Hashir 2015 (3) Shared Household A residence belonging to the
Vs RCR (Crl) mother in law or father in law
Sheema and 683 would not be a shared household.
others (KERELA)