Criminal Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 86 - 87 of 88

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Question number: 86

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2016

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PRINCIPLE: Defamation is the publication of a statement which tends to lower reputation of a person in the estimation of other members of the society generally.

FACTS: ‘P’ writes a highly offensive and derogatory letter about ‘Q’, and sends it directly to ‘Q’ in a sealed cover.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘P’ is liable to ‘Q’ for defamation, as the letter is highly offensive and derogatory and is directly sent to ‘Q’.

b.

P’ is not liable to ‘Q’ for defamation, since there is no publication to any other person in whose estimation the reputation of ‘Q’ could be brought down.

c.

‘P’ is liable to ‘Q’ for defamation, as the letter is highly offensive and derogatory.

d.

‘P’ is liable to ‘Q’ for defamation, as it has hurt his (Q’s) self-esteem.

Question number: 87

» Criminal Law

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PRINCIPLE: Whoever takes away any moveable thing from the land of any person without that person’s consent, he is said to have committed theft.

FACTS: During his visit to the house of ‘R’, ‘P’ asked ‘Q’, the son of ‘R’, to accompany ‘P’ to the forest. Neither ‘P’ nor ‘Q’ informed ‘R’ in this regard. ‘Q’ accompanied ‘P’ to the forest.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘P’ has committed theft as soon as he entered the house of ‘R’.

b.

‘P’ has committed theft.

c.

‘P’ has not committed theft till ‘Q’ did not accompany him.

d.

‘P’ has not committed theft.

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