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Question number: 257

» Legal Terms

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Question

Which of the following is the meaning of the legal term parens patriae?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Parent of his or her country

b.

Guardian of England

c.

Parents of the child

d.

Having no authority

Question number: 258

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Principle: When a criminal act is done by several persons in furtherance of the common intention of all, each of such persons is liable for that act in the same manner as if he alone did it.

Facts: Roshan along with two of his friends, Tushar and Tarang proceeded to the house of Darshan in order to avenge an insult made by the brother of Darshan. They opened fire on the members of Darshan’ s family. It was found that the shots of Roshan did not hit anyone, but the shots of Tushar and Tarang succeeded in killing Darshan.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Only Tushar and Tarang were liable for the offence of murder of Darshan, as their shots hit Darshan

b.

Roshan along with Tushar and Tarang was liable for the offence of murder of Darshan

c.

Roshan was not liable for the offence of murder of Darshan, as Roshan’s shots did not hit Darshan

d.

Roshan was liable to a lesser extent comparing to his friends for the offence of murder of Darshan, as Roshan’ s shots did not hit Darshan

Question number: 259

» Legal Terms

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Question

Which of the following is the correct meaning of the legal term feme covert?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

A married woman

b.

A married man

c.

An unmarried woman

d.

An unmarried man

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