CLAT Legal-Aptitude: Questions 89 - 90 of 1066

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Question number: 89

» Law: Nature and Classification

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Which of the following is incorrect as far as the Prime Minister of India is concerned?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The functioning of the entire Council of Ministers comes to a halt on the death or resignation of the Prime Minister.

b.

He stands as the chairman of National Development Council, Planning Commission but not the National Integration Council.

c.

The government policies are announced on the floor of the House by the Prime Minister.

d.

The President is advised by the Prime Minister on the summoning or proroguing of the parliamentary sessions.

Question number: 90

» Contract Law

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PRINCIPLE: Consideration for a promise is constituted when any person who may be the promisee has done something, or has agreed to do something at the desire of the promisor. An agreement made without consideration is void, unless it is made on account of natural love and affection between parties standing in a near relation to each other.

FACTS: Munna and Munni wanted a divorce. They had started hating each other madly and wanted a divorce to prevent one of the them from murdering the other. Pursuant to this, Munni made sure and promised that her father would give a substantial amount of his property to Munna so that all dealings become equal between them, at the desire of Munna. What is the status of this agreement?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Void, since a husband and wife are supposed to share natural love and affection and an agreement made without consideration is void.

b.

Not void, since there is consideration being given by her father to Munna.

c.

Void, since the agreement does not stand made on the account of natural love and affection.

d.

There can be no agreement between a husband and a wife.

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