Criminal Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 43 - 44 of 88

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Question number: 43

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Principle: Nothing is an offence by reason that it causes, or that it is intended to cause, or that it is known to be likely to cause, any harm, if that harm is so slight that no person of ordinary sense and temper would complain of such harm.

Facts: ‘X’ takes a plain sheet of paper from Y’s drawer without Y’s consent to write a letter to his friend.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘X’ has committed an offence in the above context

b.

‘X’ has committed no offence in the above context

c.

‘Y’ can sue ‘X’ for an offence in the above context

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 44

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Principle: When two or more persons agree to do, or cause to be done, (1) an illegal act, or (2) an act which is not illegal by illegal means, through such an agreement such persons are said to have been engaged in a criminal conspiracy to commit an offence. It is said that no consummation of the crime need be achieved or even attempted.

Facts: ‘X’, ‘Y’ and ‘Z’ plan to kill ‘D’. They agree that only one among them, that is ‘Z’, will execute the plan. In pursuance of it ‘Z’ buys a gun and loads it.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Only ‘Z’ can be charged with criminal conspiracy to kill ‘D’

b.

All of them, i. e. , ‘X’, ‘Y’ and ‘Z’, can be charged with criminal conspiracy to kill ‘D’

c.

‘X’ and ‘Y’ cannot be charged with criminal conspiracy to kill ‘D’

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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