Tort (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 72 - 74 of 82

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Question number: 72

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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‘No fault liability’ means

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Liability for damage caused through fault

b.

Freedom from liability

c.

Absolute liability even without any negligence or fault

d.

Liability for damage caused through negligence

Question number: 73

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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PRINCIPLE: Intentional application of force to another person is actionable in law.

FACTS: ‘P’ and ‘Q’ are unknown to each other. When ‘P’ is about to sit on a chair, ‘Q’ intentionally pulls it away as a result of which ‘P’ falls on to the floor and is injured.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘Q’ is not liable as such jokes are common in the society.

b.

‘Q’ is liable as he intentionally caused injury to P.

c.

‘Q’ is not liable as the injury is not directly caused.

d.

‘Q’ is not liable as ‘P’ is not seriously injured.

Question number: 74

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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PRINCIPLE: In cases where there is an infringement of legal right even without any actual loss or damage, the person whose right is infringed has a cause of action.

FACTS: ‘P’ was wrongfully prevented by the Returning Officer from exercising his vote in an assembly election. However, the candidate for whom he wanted to cast his vote won the election. Still, he (‘P’) brought an action claiming damages. Which of the following derivations is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

‘P’ would succeed in his action, as it is mandatory to cast vote.

b.

‘P’ would not succeed in his action, as the candidate for whom he wanted to give his vote won the election.

c.

‘P’ would succeed in his action, as he was wrongfully prevented from exercising his legal right of voting in that election.

d.

‘P’ would not succeed in his action, as he did not suffer any loss in that election.

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