Contract Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 84 - 86 of 97

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Passage

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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Question

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

Choices

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

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Was the money paid by Jaya for necessaries of Ramu?

Choices

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

Question number: 86

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

A lot of jewelry and valuables of Ram found in his house were seized by the police as income tax authorities stormed his house and found untaxed valuables. The valuables were to remain with the police till proper order of the Court in this matter. The valuables and jewelry were bailed by Ram to the police.

Reason (Ꭱ)

A “bailment” is the delivery of goods by one person to another for some purpose, upon a contract that they shall, when the purpose is accomplished, be returned or otherwise disposed of according to the direction of the person delivering them.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ
b. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false
c. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
d. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

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