Question of the day | Legal terms of the day October 5, 2018

Question of the day Question: Public holidays are declared under (a) Criminal Procedure Code (b) Civil Procedure Code (c) Constitution of India (d) Negotiable Instruments Act Legal terms of the day 1) Bail – to pay, or promise to pay, an amount of money so that an accused person is not put in prison before the trial. If the accused person does not appear at the trial, the court can keep the money put up for bail. 2) Bailee –  a person or organisation looking after valuable items to keep them safe for the owner. 3) Bail hostel –  accommodation found for people charged with offences and released on bail, but who do not… Read More

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists October 4, 2018

Question of the day Question:  A right to recover time barred debt is (a) Universal right (b) Perfect right (c) Imperfect right (d) Fundamental right Legal terms of the day 1. PENDENTE LITE NIHIL INNOVETUR – During litigation nothing should be changed. 2. IN JURE NON REMOTA CAUSA SED PROXIMA SPECTATUR –In law not the remote but the proximate cause is looked at.  3. IGNORANTIA FACTI EXCUSAT, IGNORANTIA JURIS NON EXCUSAT –Ignorance of fact can be excused, but ignorance of law cannot be excused. 4. IN DELICTO –At fault. 5. Corpus – Body.   Today’s answer of the question: C  

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists October 3, 2018

Question of the day Question: Supreme Court held that Preamble as a basic feature of Constitution cannot be amended in the case of: (a) Golaknath v. the State of Punjab (b) Maneka Gandhi v. Union of India (c) S.R.Bommai v. Union of India (d) Kesavananda Bharati v. the State of Kerala Legal terms of the day 1. IN LIMINE – At the outset, on the threshold. 2. IN PERSONAM – Against the person. 3. IN REM – Against the whole world 4. IN SITU – In its place. 5. INTER ALIA – Amongst other things.   Todays answer of the question: D  

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists October 1, 2018

Question of the day Question: The act of unlawfully entering into another’s property constitutes (a) Trespass (b) Restraint (c) Appropriation (d) Encroachment Legal terms of the day 1. EX GRATIA –Out of kindness, voluntary. 2. EX PARTE –Proceeding brought by one person in the absence of another. 3. EX POST FACTO –By reason of a subsequent act. 4. FACTUM –An act or deed. 5. HABEAS CORPUS –Produce the body.   Today’s answer of the question: A

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists of the day September 29, 2018

Question of the day Question: The Supreme Court held that evidence can be recorded by video-conferencing in the case (a) State of Maharashtra v. Praful B. Desai (b) Paramjit Kaur v. State of Punjab (c) Pappu Yadav v. State of Bihar (d) Bachan Singh v. the State of Punjab Legal terms of the day 1. EX GRATIA –Out of kindness, voluntary. 2. EX PARTE –Proceeding brought by one person in the absence of another. 3. EX POST FACTO –By reason of a subsequent act. 4. FACTUM –An act or deed. 5. HABEAS CORPUS –Produce the body.   Today’s answer of the question: A

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 28,2018

Question of the day Question: Indian Parliament is based on the principle of (a) Bicameralism (b) Universal Adult Franchise (c) Dyarchy (d) Federalism Legal terms of the day 1. CORPUS DELICTI –The body, i.e. the body of crime. 2. DE JURE – BY LAW, RIGHT DE MINIMIS LEX NON CURAT -The law does not notice trifling matters. 3. DE NOVO –Starting afresh. 4. DOLI INCAPAX –Incapable of crime (minor) 5. EJUSDEM GENERIS –Of the same kind.   Today’s answer of the question – A

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 27, 2018

Question of the day Question: Joint heirs to a property are called (a) Co-heirs (b) Coparceners (c) Successors (d) Joint owners Legal terms of the day 1. ANIMO TESTANDI –With an intention of making a will. 2. CAVEAT VENDITOR –Let the seller beware. 3. CONSENSUS AD IDEM –Agreement as to the same things. 4. CONTEMPORANEA EXPOSITIO EST OPTIMA ET FORTISSIMA IN LEGE –A contemporaneous(present) exposition is best and most powerful in law.  5. CONTRA –To the contrary.   Today’s answer of the question: B

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 26, 2018

Question of the day Question: What does the legal term Caveat Emptor refer to? (a)Let the buyer beware (b) According to value (c) An unwelcome person (d) Beyond the powers Legal terms of the day 1. Quo warranto – By what authority. A writ calling upon one to show under what authority he holds or claims a public office. 2. Ratio decidendi – Principle or reason underlying a court judgement. 3. Res ipsa loquitor – The thing speaks for itself. 4. Caveat venditor -Let the seller beware. 5. Certiorari – A writ by which orders passed by an inferior court is quashed.   Today’s answer of the question: A

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 25, 2018

Question of the day Question: Which of the following is entrusted with a statutory duty of laying down the standards of professional conduct and etiquette for advocates in India? (a)Supreme Court of India (b) Bar Association of India (c) Bar Council of India (d) Delhi Bar Council Legal terms of the day 1. ACTUS NON FACIT REUM NISI MENS SIT REA –A person will not be guilty without criminal intent.  2. ACTUS REUS –A guilty deed or act.  3. AD HOC –For this purpose.  4. AD INFINITUM –Forever, without limit, to infinity.  5. AEQUITAS LEGEM SEQUITUR- Equity follows the law.   Today’s answer of the question: C

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 24, 2018

Question of the day Question: In law, the term ‘neighbour’ means- (a) People who stay in your locality (b) People who live adjoining to your residence (c) People who might be affected by your actions (d) The word has not been given any particular definition Legal terms of the day 1. RE –In the matter of. 2. RES –Matter, affair, thing, circumstance. Res judicata A thing adjudged is accepted for the truth. 3. AB INITIO –From the beginning 4. ACCESSORIUS SEQUITUR –An accessory to the crime cannot be guilty of a more serious crime than the principal offender. 5. ACTORI INCUMBIT ONUS PROBANDI- The burden of proof lies on the plaintiff.  … Read More

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 22, 2018

Question of the day Question:  Who is the Legal Advisor to the Government of a State in India? (a)The Solicitor General (b) The State Chief Legal Officer (c) The High Court (d)The Advocate General Legal terms of the day 1. RATIO DECIDENDI –Reason for deciding the main part of judgement. 2. SINE QUA NON –“Without which nothing” 3. SINE DIE –Indefinitely 4. STARE DECISIS –The principle that courts must abide by precedents set by judgement made in higher courts. 5. ANNUL –To cancel   Today’s answer of the question: D

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 21, 2018

Question of the day Question: What is the meaning of the maxim “nemo judex in sua causa”? (a) The judge needs a cause to condemn the accused. (b) No person can be a judge in his own cause. (c) The judiciary is appointed for a cause, and they shall serve the cause till their last breath. (d) None of these. Legal terms of the day 1. NON SEQUITUR –An inconsistent statement 2. PARI PASSU –On an equal footing.  3. PER CURIAM- In the opinion of the court. 4. PRO RATA –In proportion. 5. QUANTUM –An amount.   Today’s answer of the question: B  

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 20, 2018

Question of the day Question: Which of the following had the most profound influence in framing the Indian Constitution? (a)British Constitution (b) US Constitution (c) Irish Constitution (d) The Government of India Act, 1935 Legal terms of the day 1. MANDAMUS –We command. 2. MENS REA –Guilty state of mind. 3. NEMO DEBET ESSE JUDEX IN PROPRIA CAUSA –No one can be judge in his own case. 4. NEXUS –Connection 5. NISI –Unless   Today’s answer of the question: D

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Question of the day | Legal terms lists September 18, 2018

Question of the day Question: When the consent of a party to a contract has been obtained by Undue Influence, Fraud or Misrepresentation, the contract is- (a) Illegal (b) Voidable (c) Void (d) Enforceable Legal terms of the day 1. MANDAMUS –We command. 2. MENS REA –Guilty state of mind. 3. NEMO DEBET ESSE JUDEX IN PROPRIA CAUSA –No one can be judge in his own case. 4. NEXUS –Connection 5. NISI –Unless   Today’s answer of the question: B

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