Criminal Law (AILET Legal-Aptitude): Questions 8 - 9 of 23
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Question number: 8
» Criminal Law
Appeared in Year: 2015
LEGAL PRINCIPLES: Whoever dishonestly misappropriates or converts to his own use any movable property is guilty of criminal misappropriation of property.
FACTUAL SITUATION: A finds a government promissory note belonging to Z, bearing a blank endorsement. A knowing that the note belongs to Z, pledges it with a banker as a security for a loan, intending to restore it to Z at a future time. Has A committed criminal misappropriation?
No, since he intended to return the property to Z in the future.
Yes, since he deprived Z from using his property and used it for his own use.
Yes, since he deprived Z from using his property.
No, it is theft and not criminal misappropriation.
Question number: 9
» Criminal Law
Appeared in Year: 2014
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.
A is guilty of murder.
A is not guilty of murder but he may be guilty of causing hurt.
A is not guilty of murder though he may be guilty of attempt to murder.
The doctor is liable as he was negligent.