Criminal Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 51 - 54 of 88

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Question number: 51

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Question

Principle: Willful rash driving is an offense.

Facts: Mr. Tiwari was driving his car after drinking alcohol. Police books him for willful negligent driving. Is the act of the police lawful?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

No, because Mr. Tiwari was not driving rashly; he was drunk while driving.

b.

Yes, because the police have the power to arrest a person driving rashly.

c.

No, this is not a negligent act.

d.

Yes, because Mr. Tiwari was driving rashly.

Question number: 52

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2012

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

X and Y independently entertained the idea to kill Z. Accordingly, each of them separately inflicted wounds on Z who died as a consequence. X and Y are liable for murder under 341 IPC.

Reason (Ꭱ)

When several persons in furtherance of common intention of all do a criminal act, each of such persons is liable as if he alone did the whole act.

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 true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
c. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false
d. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

Question number: 53

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2010

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Question

Release of prisoner before completion of sentence is called:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Lease

b.

Release

c.

Acquittal

d.

Parole

Question number: 54

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

PRINCIPLES: ignorantia juris non excusat and ignorantia facit excusat

FACTS: George was a passenger from Zurich to Manila in a Swiss plane. When the plane landed at the airport at Bombay on 28th Nov 1962 it was found on search that George carried 34 kegs of gold bars in person and that he had not declared it in the ‘Manifest for transit’. On 26th Nov 1962 Government of India issued a notification and modified its earlier exemption and now it is necessary that the gold must be declared in the Manifest of the aircraft.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

George cannot be prosecuted because he had actually no knowledge about the new notification issued only two days ago.

b.

George will be prosecuted because mistake of law is not excusable.

c.

George cannot be prosecuted because it is a mistake of fact which is excusable.

d.

George’s liability would depend on the discretion of the Court.

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