AILET (All India Law Entrance Test) Legal-Aptitude: Questions 8 - 9 of 152

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Question number: 8

» Law: Nature and Classification

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Question

The Ordinances issued by the Governor are subject to the approval by

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Central Government

b.

President

c.

State legislature

d.

Parliament

Question number: 9

» Contract Law

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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LEGAL PRINCIPLE: A minor is not competent to contract.

FACTUAL SITUATION: Deep, a 9th standard student realizes that he being a minor, he is not permitted by law to execute a contract, appoints Mandeep as his agent to conclude purchase of a land to gift it to his mother on her birthday. Mandeep accordingly prepares the papers for the transaction but at the last minute the seller who had agreed to sell it now refuses to sell it contending that he does not wish to sell the land to a minor. Deep seeks to enforce the contract against the seller.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Deep can neither appoint an agent nor enforce the contract since he is a minor.

b.

Deep cannot enforce the contract since he is a minor.

c.

Deep can enforce the contract - since Mandeep is his agent, Deep is deemed to have personally entered into a contract.

d.

Deep cannot enforce the contract -only Mandeep can, since seller has entered into the contract with Mandeep.

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