CLAT Legal-Aptitude: Questions 229 - 230 of 1064

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Question number: 229

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Principle: Whoever, being legally bound to furnish information on any subject to any public servant, as such, furnishes, as true, information on the subject which he knows or has reason to believe to be false, has committed a punishable offence of furnishing false information.

Facts: Sawant, a landholder, knowing of the commission of a murder within the limits of his estate, willfully misinforms the Magistrate of the district that the death has occurred by accident in consequence of the bite of a snake.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sawant is not guilty of the offence of furnishing false information to the Magistrate

b.

Sawant has the discretion to furnish true information to the Magistrate, as the murder was committed within the limits of his estate

c.

Sawant is not legally bound to furnish true information to the Magistrate

d.

Sawant is guilty of the offence of furnishing false information to the Magistrate

Question number: 230

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Principle: Whoever intentionally uses force to any person, without that person’s consent, in order to the committing of any offence, or intending by the use of such force to cause, or knowing it to be likely that by the use of such force he will cause injury, fear or annoyance to the person to whom the force is used, is said to use criminal force to that other.

Facts: ‘Z’ is riding in a palanquin. ‘A’, intending to rob ‘Z’, seizes the pole and stops the palanquin. Here ‘A’ has caused cessation of motion to ‘Z’, and ‘A’ has done this by his own bodily power.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘A’ has no intention to use criminal force to ‘Z’

b.

‘A’ has used force with the consent of ‘Z’

c.

‘A’ has used criminal force to ‘Z’

d.

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