CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) Legal-Aptitude Law: Nature and Classification Revision (Page 2 of 2)

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Sources of Law

From where did the laws come up is a question that might occur to our mind. However these sources have been available to us only after a long journey of giving and deriving justice from the courts, judges and Parliament. The decisions given by the judges over long period of tim

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Customs

Rules which need not be developed but exist of the basic conduct among people are customs. There are two main types of custom: general custom and local custom.

  1. Local Customs These are such laws which can be practiced or are to be practiced only in certain regions/geographical

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Equity

“Equity” means “fairness”. This word had to be brought up in law so that fair justice can be given to the harassed and the victims. What usually happened in common law was that the last remedy that the judge would provide was a compensation sum of money for the loss that had oc

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Case Law

This law was originally brought up in the English Common Law system. This situation arose when two parties had a dispute, not on any general matter, but as to what the law should be. The question of the correct law came up when one court gave decision to a similar type of case

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Statute Law

  • Statute Law are the laws which are brought up by the House of Parliament. These laws or legislation can be primary one, meaning they start as a bill in the house of parliament and ends as a consent given by president, thereby making it a law. Or it can even be secondary legisla

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