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PRINCIPLE: If a person, incapable of entering into a contract, or any one whom he is legally bound to support, is supplied by another person with necessities suited to his condition in life, the person who has furnished such supplies is entitled to be reimbursed from the property of such incapable person.

FACTS: Ramu was the son of a farmer who just used to sit at home. Ramu’s only family member, his father, died leaving ten-year-old Ramu entitled to a property worth fifty lacs. Later Jaya, a rich lady, took up his responsibility and paid for his gym sessions for he wanted to build a handsome body. When he started earning at the age of twenty-two, Jaya sought to recover the money.

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Was the money paid by Jaya for necessaries of Ramu?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Yes, because Ramu wanted to build a fit body which was necessary.

b.

No, it was not required as a necessity.

c.

Yes, since Jaya was in fact, helping Ramu stay good.

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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What may Ramu prove so that Jaya is not able to recover the amount from him?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

That the amount paid by Jaya never enabled him to become a TV star and therefore it went in vain.

b.

That he was of the age of majority at that time and Jaya did not have a legal duty to support him.

c.

That the support, of any sort from Jaya, was virtual and never was he fully suited properly.

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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What may Jaya prove to finally recover the amount from Ramu?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

That the amount paid by her was for a necessity without which his survival could be compromised.

b.

That the amount paid by her was to support him to start earning as soon as possible after the age of majority.

c.

That she paid the amount for him to earn a handsome body so that he could become a TV star.

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 149

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Principle: The Constitution of India guarantees the “right to life”, which means “right - to live with human dignity”. The right to life under the Constitution, however, does not include the right to die.

Facts: “M”, who is 90, lives all alone as he has no family or children or grandchildren. He suffers from physical and mental distress, as there is no one to look after him. He has little means to foot his medical expenses. Under these circumstances, he approaches the court with a prayer that he should be granted the right to die with dignity because he does not want to be a burden on the society. Further, as it is his life, he has a right to put an end to it.

Which of the following derivations is CORRECT?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The prayer can be granted, as a person cannot be forced to enjoy right to life to his detriment, disadvantage and disliking

b.

The prayer cannot be granted, as the right to life under the Constitution does not include the right to die

c.

The prayer can be granted, as suicide is not an offense in India

d.

The prayer can be granted, as the right to life under the Constitution includes the right to die

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