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Question number: 272

» Legal Terms

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Question

Which of the following is the correct meaning of the legal term all and sundry?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

All Threatened

b.

Death of everyone

c.

Everybody

d.

All of the above

Question number: 273

» Legal Terms

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A latent meaning that is defamatory is contained in certain words. These may be put within the category of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Slander

b.

Innuendo

c.

Libel

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 274

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2010

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What is the meaning of chattel?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Immovable property

b.

Cattle

c.

Any property

d.

Movable property

Question number: 275

» Law: Nature and Classification

Appeared in Year: 2009

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The law relating to prisoners of war has been codified by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Geneva Convention

b.

Vienna Convention

c.

Paris Convention

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 276

» Legal Terms

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Which of the following is the meaning of the legal term in forma pauperis?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

As a pauper

b.

In bad shape

c.

A disinteresting deal

d.

A bad agreement

Question number: 277

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

PRINCIPLES: In a civil action for defamation, truth of the defamatory matter is an absolute defense. However, the burden of proving truth is on the defendant; and he is liable if he does not successfully discharge this burden.

FACTS: `D’, who was the editor of a local weekly, published a series of articles mentioning that `P’, who was a government servant, issued false certificates, accepted bribe, adopted corrupt and illegal means to mint money and was a `mischief monger’. `P’ brought a civil action against `D’, who could not prove the facts published by him. Under the circumstances, which of the following derivations is CORRECT?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

D would dont be liable, as such an action could curtail the right of expression and speech of press

b.

D would be liable, since he could not prove the facts published by him

c.

D would not be liable, as media could publish anything

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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