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179. No ademption by subsequent provision for legatee.- No bequest shall be wholly or partially adeemed by a subsequent provision made by settlement or otherwise for the legatee.


(i) A bequeaths 20,000 rupees to his son B. He afterwards gives to B the sum of 20,000 rupees. The legacy is not thereby adeemed.

(ii) A bequeaths 40,000 rupees to B, his orphan niece whom he had brought up from her infancy. Afterwards, on the occasion of B's marriage, A settles upon her the sum of 30,000 rupees. The legacy is not thereby diminished.





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