The Doctrine appears to be originally founded on the idea of notice, as pending litigation is regarded as constructive notice for the contested property Pendente Lite (Pending).
According to the interpretation of Sec 52, Lis is presumed to begin on the date of the filing of the plaint and continues until the lawsuit or proceedings has been appropriately resolved with by a final order or
Justice Turner established the doctrine of ‘Lis Pendens’ in Bellamy vs. Sabine. It means that while the case is Pendente Lite (Pending), neither party can transfer the property in issue in such a way that it adversely affects the rights of his opponents.
The Apex Court interpreted Sec. 52 of the T.P. Act in this decision and established the necessary requirements that must be met in order to fall u/s 52: read more