CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) Legal-Aptitude Legal Terms Revision (Page 28 of 67)

General Jurisdiction

No limit on types of cases the courts hear.

Good time

Punishment reduced due to good behavior in prison. It may be one third or maximum half of the maximum sentence.

Government Printing Office

The federal agency in charge of printing, binding, and selling of all government communications.

Grand Jury

Jury of inquiry hearing trials and gives judgement, if fine, in criminal matters.


The person who initiates and establishes a trust.


A labourer’s complaint needs to be solved by the employer as if not done, will give a ground for complaint.


A person responsible to take care of a minor. He may be appointed by will or by law. If one parent dies, it will be the other parent. If both die, it probably will be a close relative.


Legal right of the guardian to provide basic necessities which the children cannot find for themselves.

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