CLAT Legal-Aptitude: Questions 1042 - 1044 of 1066

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Question number: 1042

» Treaties and Conventions

Appeared in Year: 2012

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“Pacta sunt Servanda” means that

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The States are under no obligation to follow the agreements in good faith

b.

The agreements entered into by the States will be respected and followed by them in good faith

c.

The States are not bound to respect the agreements entered into by them

d.

Though the States are bound to recognize an agreement entered into by them but cannot be compelled to follow it

Question number: 1043

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2016

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PRINCIPLE: Defamation is the publication of a statement which tends to lower reputation of a person in the estimation of other members of the society generally.

FACTS: ‘P’ writes a highly offensive and derogatory letter about ‘Q’, and sends it directly to ‘Q’ in a sealed cover.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

‘P’ is liable to ‘Q’ for defamation, as the letter is highly offensive and derogatory and is directly sent to ‘Q’.

b.

P’ is not liable to ‘Q’ for defamation, since there is no publication to any other person in whose estimation the reputation of ‘Q’ could be brought down.

c.

‘P’ is liable to ‘Q’ for defamation, as the letter is highly offensive and derogatory.

d.

‘P’ is liable to ‘Q’ for defamation, as it has hurt his (Q’s) self-esteem.

Question number: 1044

» Treaties and Conventions

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Article 26 to Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of 1969 mentions that “Every treaty in force is binding upon the parties to it and must be performed by them in good faith. ” Which of the following is the legal term for this?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Lis pendens

b.

Pacta sunt servanda

c.

Pactum nudum

d.

Persona non grata

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