Criminal Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 57 - 60 of 88

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Question number: 57

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2012

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

The essence of joint liability under section 149 of the IPC is that the criminal act must have been done with a view to fulfill the common object of an unlawful assembly.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Any sudden and provocative act done by a member of an unlawful assembly would render the other members of that assembly liable.

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.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

Question number: 58

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2010

MCQ▾

Question

Result of successful prosecution is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Conviction

b.

Discharge

c.

Acquittal

d.

Charge sheeting

Question number: 59

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2010

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following is not true about a criminal proceeding?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The court may discharge an accused

b.

The court may ask to pay a fine

c.

There is prosecution

d.

The court may order the transfer of the ownership of their property

Question number: 60

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Principle: When an act which would otherwise be a certain offence, is not that offence, by reason of the youth, the want of maturity of understanding, the unsoundness of mind or the intoxication of the person doing that act, or by reason of any misconception on the part of that person, every person has the same right of private defense against that act which he would have if the act were that offence.

Facts: ‘X’, under the influence of madness, attempts to kill ‘Y’.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘Y’ has the right of private defense against ‘X’

b.

‘Y’ has the right of private defense against ‘X’, only if ‘X’ is not under the influence of madness

c.

‘X’ has the right of private defense against ‘Y’

d.

‘Y’ does not have the right of private defense against ‘X’

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