AILET Legal-Aptitude: Questions 103 - 104 of 152
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Question number: 103
Appeared in Year: 2015
LEGAL PRINCIPLE: Necessity knows no law, and any person facing danger may do all that is necessary to avert the same till he can take recourse to public authorities.
FACTUAL SITUATION: Akshay, a law abiding citizen decided to remove the weed of corruption from Indian society. One day, confronted with a bribing official, Akshay decided to teach him a lesson and punched him on his face. Akshay
Can plead defense of necessity as aware and vigilant citizenry forms the basis of a good democracy.
Can plead defense of necessity as there was no time to take recourse to public authorities.
Cannot plead defense of necessity as there was dont necessity to act in the manner he acted.
Can plead defense of necessity as he was being bribed which is a crime.
Question number: 104
Appeared in Year: 2013
LEGAL PRINCIPLE: Defamation means publication of a false and derogatory statement about another person without lawful justification.
FACTUAL SITUATION: A writes a defamatory letter to B containing defamatory remarks in reference of B in Urdu language. A is aware that B does not know Urdu. B goes to C who knows Urdu and the letter is read over by C to him. B sues A for defamation.
A is not liable because there is no publication of defamatory statement
A is liable
A is not liable because he is unaware that the letter can be read over by someone else to B
A is not liable because he addresses the letter to B and not to C