CLAT Legal-Aptitude: Questions 162 - 163 of 1064

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Passage

PRINCIPLES:

Whoever finds an unattended object can keep it unless the true owner claims that object. This does not affect the property owner’s right to the ownership of the property on which the object is found. The right to ownership of a property does not include the right to ownership of unattended objects on that property.

FACTS: Elizabeth is the CEO of global management Services Company in Chennai and is on her way to Ranchi to deliver the convocation address at India’s leading business school on the outskirts of Ranchi. Flying business class on Dolphin Airlines, she is entitled to use the lounge owned by the airline in Chennai Airport while waiting for her flight. She finds a diamond earring on the floor of the lounge and gives it to the staff of Dolphin Airlines expressly stating that in the event of nobody claiming the earring within six months, she would claim it back. The airline sells the earring after eight months and Elizabeth files a case to recover the value of the earring from the airline when she is informed about its sale.

Question number: 162 (3 of 3 Based on Passage) Show Passage

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2011

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Question

As a judge you would order that:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The airline must compensate Elizabeth because while accepting the earring from Elizabeth they had agreed to return it if nobody claimed it within six months.

b.

Elizabeth is not entitled to compensation because the earring was found on the property of the airline and therefore, the airline is entitled to sell it.

c.

The airline must compensate Elizabeth because owning the lounge does not give the airline the right over all things that might be found on it.

d.

Elizabeth is not entitled to compensation because she did not claim the earring after the expiry of six months and the airline waited for a couple more months before selling it.

Question number: 163

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2013

MCQ▾

Question

PRINCIPLE: Whosoever commits any act forbidden by the Indian Penal code with a view to obtain the consent of any person to enter into an agreement, he cannot get the agreement enforced by law but the person whose consent has been so obtained may get the agreement enforced by law. The Indian Penal code defines various offences and prescribes punishments therefor.

FACTS: A obtains the consent of B to enter into an agreement by an act amounting to criminal intimidation under the Indian Penal Code. A brings a case against B for performance of agreement.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

B will not succeed in the case

b.

B will succeed in the case

c.

A may succeed in the case

d.

A will succeed in the case

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