Criminal Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 55 - 56 of 88

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Question number: 55

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Principle: Whoever unlawfully or negligently does any act which is, and which he knows or has reason to believe to be, likely to spread the infection of any disease dangerous to life, shall be guilty of a negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life.

Facts: ‘K’, a person, knowing that he is suffering from Cholera, travels by a train without informing the railway officers of his condition.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Railway officers are guilty of an unlawful and negligent act, as ‘K’ who is suffering from Cholera disease has travelled by the train

b.

‘K’ has not committed an unlawful and negligent act, which is likely to spread the infection of Cholera disease dangerous to the life of fellow-passengers

c.

‘K’ and Railway officers are guilty of an unlawful and negligent act, which is likely to spread the infection of Cholera disease dangerous to the life of fellow passengers

d.

‘K’ has committed an unlawful and negligent act, which is likely to spread the infection of Cholera disease dangerous to the life of fellow-passengers

Question number: 56

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Principle: No communication made in good faith is an offence by reason of any harm to the person to whom it is made, if it is made for the benefit of that person.

Facts: ‘A’, a surgeon, in good faith, communicates to a patient his opinion that he cannot live. The patient dies in consequence of the shock.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘A’ has committed the offence of causing death of his patient

b.

‘A’ has only partially committed the offence of causing death of his patient

c.

‘A’ has not committed the offence of causing death of his patient

d.

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