CLAT Legal-Aptitude: Questions 119 - 122 of 1064

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Passage

PRINCIPLES

Rules A: The State shall not discriminate, either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of sex, race, religion, caste, creed, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, pregnancy, place of birth, gender orientation or any other status.

Rules B: Direct discrimination occurs when for a reason related to one or more prohibited grounds a person or group of persons is treated less favorably than another person or another group of persons in a comparable situation.

Rules C: Indirect discrimination occurs when a provision, criterion or practice which is neutral on the fact of it would have the effect of putting persons having a status or a characteristic associate with one or more prohibited grounds at a particular disadvantage compared with other persons.

Rules D: Discrimination shall be justified when such discrimination is absolutely necessary in order to promote the well-being of disadvantaged groups, such as women, dalits, religious minorities, sexual minorities or disabled persons.

FACTS: On 2nd October 2010, the Governor of the state of Bihar ordered the release of all women prisoners who were serving sentence of less than one-year imprisonment to mark the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday.

Question number: 119 (3 of 4 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2011

MCQ▾

Question

Would you first Order of release of all women prisoners be justified under Rule E?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Yes, because it promotes the well-being of women.

b.

No, because it does not promote the well-being of women prisoners

c.

No, because it does not promote the well-being of all disadvantaged groups equally.

d.

All of the above

Question number: 120 (4 of 4 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2011

MCQ▾

Question

Is the governor’s order justified under Rule D?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Yes, because it is for the well-being of women prisoners.

b.

No, because it is not absolutely necessary for the well-being of women prisoners.

c.

No, because it does not promote the well-being of women prisoners of the society.

d.

All of the above

Question number: 121

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2008

MCQ▾

Question

Article 1 to Indian Constitution defines India as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Union of States

b.

Federal State

c.

Unitary State

d.

Quasi-Federal State

Question number: 122

» Contract Law

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Shiva was the son of Radha. Radha handed over her car to Shiva after she reached office. Shiva then took the car and went out to party with his friends finally meeting an accident that destroyed the car. Shiva should be held liable as a bailee.

Reason (Ꭱ)

In all cases of bailment the bailee is bound to take as much care of the goods bailed to him as a man of ordinary prudence would, under similar circumstances, take of his own goods of the same bulk, quantity and value as the goods bailed.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

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