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Question number: 140

» Law: Nature and Classification

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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LEGAL PRINCIPLE: A reasonable classification having nexus with the object sought to be achieved is not violative of Article 14 or Article 16 of the Constitution of India.

FACTUAL SITUATION: ‘X’ is a male teacher in a women’s college, who applied for the post of Principal of that College. His candidature was rejected on the basis of the Government’s policy of appointing only women as Principal of a women’s college. ‘X’ challenges the policy on the ground of discrimination. Whether the challenge is sustainable?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Yes, because rejection of X’s candidature amounts to sexual discrimination and deprivation of opportunity.

b.

No, the rejection does not amount to discrimination since it is a reasonable classification permissible under the Constitution.

c.

Yes, because the policy is violating of the guarantee of equality before law under Article 14 of the Constitution.

d.

No, because the policy of appointment of only lady Principal in a women’s college is a reasonable classification having a nexus with the object sought to be achieved.

Question number: 141

» Contract Law

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

The parties to the contract must be competent to contract otherwise it will be a void contract.

Reason (Ꭱ)

All wagering agreements are void.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

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