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Question number: 112

» Criminal Law

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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In India, the reckoning date for the determination of the age of the juvenile is the

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Date of judgment

b.

Date of arrest

c.

Date of offence

d.

Date of trial

Question number: 113

» Tort

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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LEGAL PRINCIPLE: Where the parents of a minor child due to their negligence allow the child an opportunity to commit a tort, the parents are liable.

FACTUAL SITUATION: The father supplied an air gun to his son who was about to turn 18 next months. After some complaints of mischief, the father took the gun away and placed it in a corner of their storeroom which was used by the family to store surplus and other unnecessary stuff. The son took it out of the store and shot A, A sued his father. Is the father liable?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Yes, he was the one who gave the gun and allowed him to use it by giving an opportunity

b.

No, the son was almost 17 years and 11 months of age; hence, he could think about his wellbeing and interest.

c.

No he took all necessary steps to prevent the son from using the gun.

d.

Yes, the father was negligent in disposing off the gun.

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