CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) Legal-Aptitude Legal Terms Revision (Page 48 of 67)


Owner of a business.


A lawyer representative to government and state in both civil and criminal cases.

Proximate Cause

Such an act of defendant which caused injury or negligence of a duty to be performed which causes damage.


An instrument which gives right to other person to represent, act, and vote for other on behalf of him at a shareholders’ meeting of a corporation.

Public Defender

A public attorney providing services of defense to a poor who has committed crime.

Public Law

Laws which are applicable to general public.

Public Service Commission

A State Agency incharge of providing utilities.

Punitive Damages

Compensation to be given by the defendant for his wrong acts.

Purchase Agreement or Purchase Offer

An agreement between buyer and seller regarding sale of a product with a price and terms of sale.


A supposition.


To disconsider summons, subpoena, etc.

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