Tort (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 24 - 26 of 82

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Question number: 24

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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PRINCIPLES: Trespass to land means direct interference with the possession of land without lawful justification. Trespass could be committed either by a person himself entering the land of another person or doing the same through some tangible object (s).

FACTS: `A’ throws some stones upon his neighbor’s (B’s) premises.

Which of the following derivations is CORRECT?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

`A’ has not committed trespass, as he has not entered B’s premises

b.

`A’ has committed trespass

c.

`A’ has committed nuisance

d.

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Question number: 25

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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What is the meaning of chattel?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Immovable property

b.

Cattle

c.

Any property

d.

Movable property

Question number: 26

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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PRINCIPLES: In a civil action for defamation, truth of the defamatory matter is an absolute defense. However, the burden of proving truth is on the defendant; and he is liable if he does not successfully discharge this burden.

FACTS: `D’, who was the editor of a local weekly, published a series of articles mentioning that `P’, who was a government servant, issued false certificates, accepted bribe, adopted corrupt and illegal means to mint money and was a `mischief monger’. `P’ brought a civil action against `D’, who could not prove the facts published by him. Under the circumstances, which of the following derivations is CORRECT?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

D would dont be liable, as such an action could curtail the right of expression and speech of press

b.

D would be liable, since he could not prove the facts published by him

c.

D would not be liable, as media could publish anything

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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