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Question number: 1

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Question

PRINCIPLES: If a person transfers movable or immovable property with its full ownership and without any consideration to some other person, then it is called a gift. FACTS: S, who has no child of his own, makes a gift of his house worth Rs. 25 lacs to his nephew R. After completing all the legal formalities required for a valid gift, S says to R that in case of need R will provide that house to S for use without any questions. R does not react to it. After one year of this gift, S really needs that house and request R to make the house available to him, but R refuses to do so.

A. R cannot refuse as he got the house without paying any consideration for that.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

R cannot refuse as he got the house without paying any consideration for that.

b.

R can refuse as he has become full owner of the house.

c.

R can refuse as he himself may be in need of that house.

d.

R cannot refuse as S is without children.

Question number: 2

» Tort

Appeared in Year: 2012

MCQ▾

Question

Z is carried off by a tiger. X fires at the tiger, knowing that the shot might kill Z, but with no intention to kill Z, and in good faith trying to save Z. X’s shot, however, gives Z a mortal wound. Choose the correct option –

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

X has committed an offence of a grievous nature.

b.

X has not committed any offence, as the act was in good faith and for the benefit of Z.

c.

X has no moral duty to save Z therefore he can be held liable.

d.

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