Contract Law (CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) 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 Ramu prove so that Jaya is not able to recover the amount from him?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

That the amount paid by Jaya never enabled him to become a TV star and therefore it went in vain.

b.

That he was of the age of majority at that time and Jaya did not have a legal duty to support him.

c.

That the support, of any sort from Jaya, was virtual and never was he fully suited properly.

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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Question

Can the money be recovered by Jaya?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

No, because she took up his responsibility without a written contract to that end.

b.

No, because she never paid for a necessity.

c.

Yes, it was for a necessity of building a fit body for Ramu.

d.

All of the above

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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