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Question number: 441

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2014

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PRINCIPLES: Whenever there is an invasion of a legal right, the person in whom the right is vested, is entitled to bring an action though he has suffered no actual loss or harm, and may recover damages (compensation).

FACTS: `A’ was a qualified voter for the Lok Sabha election. However, a returning officer wrongfully refused to take A’s vote. In spite of such wrongful refusal, the candidate, for whom `A’ wanted to vote, won the election. But, `A’ brought an action for damages:

Which of the following derivations is CORRECT?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Since no fundamental right of `A’ had been violated, therefore, as such, no compensation could be granted

b.

No compensation could be granted, as `A’ had suffered no loss as his candidate won the election

c.

Since legal right of `A’ had been violated, therefore, compensation should be granted

d.

Since no legal right of `A’ had been violated, therefore, as such, no compensation could be granted

Question number: 442

» Legal Terms

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As per the legal definition of libel, which of the following will not come within its ambit?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Gestured matter

b.

Filmed matter

c.

Pictured Matter

d.

Printed Matter

Question number: 443

» Legal Terms

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Which of the following is the correct meaning of the legal term binding precedent?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Following the decisions set by higher courts

b.

The binding of a decision of a court

c.

The illegality of the decision

d.

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