AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) Legal-Aptitude: Questions 70 - 72 of 254

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Question 70

Appeared in Year: 2015

Question

MCQ▾

LEGAL PRINCIPLES: Whoever dishonestly misappropriates or converts to his own use any movable property is guilty of criminal misappropriation of property.

FACTUAL SITUATION: A finds a government promissory note belonging to Z, bearing a blank endorsement. A knowing that the note belongs to Z, pledges it with a banker as a security for a loan, intending to restore it to Z at a future time. Has A committed criminal misappropriation?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

No, it is theft and not criminal misappropriation.

b.

No, since he intended to return the property to Z in the future.

c.

Yes, since he deprived Z from using his property.

d.

Yes, since he deprived Z from using his property and used it for his own use.

Question 71

Appeared in Year: 2013

Question

MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

President

b.

Election Commissioner

c.

Speaker

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 72

Appeared in Year: 2012

Question

MCQ▾

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 is liable, because he should have foreseen the consequences of the stevedore՚s act.

b.

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

c.

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

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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