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Question number: 73

» Criminal Law

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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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 though he may be guilty of attempt to murder.

c.

The doctor is liable as he was negligent.

d.

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

Question number: 74

» Tort

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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PRINCIPLES: The master/principal is liable for all acts done by his duly appointed servant/agent for all acts done by him lawfully in the course of his employment.

FACTUAL SITUATION: A had an agency which used to lend carpenters to people on need basis. A deputed B to do some repair work in C’s shed. While so doing, B lit up a cigarette and threw it as soon as he saw someone coming there. The cigarette remaining lit caused a fire and the shed was reduced to ashes. C sued A and B. Decide.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A is liable as he should have chosen responsible people.

b.

A is not liable as B’s act was not an authorized act.

c.

A is liable as B was his servant

d.

A is not liable but B is liable.

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