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Question number: 71

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Question

Who decides whether a Member of Parliament is subject to any disqualification?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

President

b.

Speaker

c.

Election Commissioner

d.

All of the above

Question number: 72

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Question

PRINCIPLE: A man would be responsible for all direct consequences of his act, in so far as he could reasonably foresee them as arising from his act.

FACTS: A ship carrying petroleum was moving on the high sea. On a short halt in a port, the master of the ship engaged some stevedores to load some metallic planks onto the ship. While loading the planks, a plank slipped from the hands of stevedore and the spark, emitted thereby, ignited petroleum vapor and caused considerable damage to the goods. The owner of the goods filed a suit against the master of the ship.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The master of the ship is liable, because he is responsible for the acts of stevedore since he engaged them.

b.

The master of the ship is not liable, because he was not responsible for the act of stevedore.

c.

The master is liable, because he should have foreseen the consequences of the stevedore’s act.

d.

All of the above

Question number: 73

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

LEGAL PRINCIPLE: To be held guilty of an offence, one should have done the act that causes the intended result.

FACTUAL SITUATION: A, with the intention to murder B stabs him repeatedly with a knife. B is taken to the hospital and is found to be out of danger, Thereafter, due to the doctor’s negligence, B’s wounds are infected and he requires surgical interventions. During the time of operation to remove his infected leg, B died on account of administration of general anesthesia.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A is guilty of murder.

b.

A is not guilty of murder but he may be guilty of causing hurt.

c.

A is not guilty of murder though he may be guilty of attempt to murder.

d.

The doctor is liable as he was negligent.

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