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Question number: 1

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2009

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Question

If a witness makes a statement in Court, knowing it to be false, he commits the offence of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Forgery

b.

Perjury

c.

Falsehood

d.

Breach of trust

Question number: 2

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Question

Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal shall be punished.

FACTS: Two adult men were found engaged in carnal intercourse by the police. The police arrested the men and produced them before the Court.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Court will punish the police officer who arrested the men

b.

Court will not punish the men for they were adults

c.

Court will punish the men

d.

Court may be requested to declare the law unconstitutional.

Question number: 3

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Principle: Nothing is an offence which is done by a person who is bound by law to do it.

Facts: ‘A’, a police officer, without warrant, apprehends, who has committed murder.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘A’ is not guilty of the offence of wrongful confinement

b.

‘A’ cannot apprehend ‘Z’ without a warrant issued by a court of law

c.

‘A’ is guilty of the offence of wrongful confinement

d.

‘A’ may be guilty of the offence of wrongful restraint

Question number: 4

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Question

PRINCIPLE: Damages are the money recompense, as far as money can do, for the violation of a right. FACTS: A, an Indian citizen, having a right to vote, was not allowed to cast his vote on the polling booth, by the returning officer. Name of A was mentioned in the voter’s list. A has also reported at the polling booth in time. However, the candidate in whose favor A would have cast his vote won the election. A filed a suit claiming damages.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A will be entitled to exemplary damages

b.

A will be entitled to damages

c.

A will be entitled to only nominal damages

d.

A will not be entitled to damages

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