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Question number: 459

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2013

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PRINCIPLES: Whoever by words either spoken or intended to be read, or by signs or by visible representations, makes or publishes any imputation concerning any imputation concerning any person intending to harm, or knowing or having reason to believe that such imputation will harm, the reputation of such person, is said to defame that person.

FACTS: In a community there is a custom of stealing shoes of bridegroom during the marriage ceremony. The shoes of the bridegroom were stolen by Y, A announced that Z has stolen the shoes. Everyone present in the marriage party started staring at Z with great surprise. Z felt very ashamed.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A did not defame Z

b.

A defamed Z for Z felt very ashamed

c.

A defamed the whole marriage party

d.

A defamed Z

Question number: 460

» Legal Terms

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Commercially, the weight that shall be carried by a ship or vessel as per the estimation of the relevant official authorities is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Encumbrance

b.

Warrant

c.

Luggage

d.

Tonnage

Question number: 461

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2009

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A formal instrument by which one person empowers another to represent him is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Affidavit

b.

Declaration

c.

Will

d.

Power of attorney

Question number: 462

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Principle: ‘Wrongful gain’ is gain by unlawful means of property to which the person gaining is not legally entitled. ‘Wrongful loss’ is the loss by unlawful means of property to which the person losing it is legally entitled.

Facts: ‘X’ takes away Y’s watch out of Y’s possession, without Y’s consent and with the intention of keeping it.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘X’ causes ‘wrongful gain’ to ‘Y’

b.

‘Y’ causes ‘wrongful gain’ to ‘X’

c.

‘X’ causes ‘wrongful loss’ to ‘Y’

d.

‘Y’ causes ‘wrongful loss’ to ‘X’

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