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. Illustrations
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.
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. CHAPTER XXII Of Election CHAPTER XXII Of Election