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Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 1

Principle: Whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly induces the person so deceived to deliver any property to any person, or to consent that any person shall retain any property, or intentionally induces the person so deceived to do or omit to do anything which he would not do or omit if he were not so deceived, and which act or omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm to that person in body, mind reputation or property, is said to "cheat".

Explanation: A dishonest concealment of fact is a deception with the meaning of this section.

Facts: A, by falsely pretending to be in Civil Service, intentionally deceives Z, and thus dishonestly induces Z to let him have on credit goods for which he does not mean to pay.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 2

Principle: Whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly induces the person so deceived to deliver any property to any person, or to consent that any person shall retain any property, or intentionally induces the person so deceived to do or omit to do anything which he would not do or omit if he were not so deceived, and which act or omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm to that person in body, mind reputation or property, is said to "cheat".

Explanation: A dishonest concealment of fact is a deception with the meaning of this section.

Facts: A, by pledging as diamonds articles which he knows are not diamonds, intentionally deceives Z, and thereby dishonestly induces Z to lend money 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 3

Principle: Whoever, by deceiving any person, fraudulently or dishonestly induces the person so deceived to deliver any property to any person, or to consent that any person shall retain any property, or intentionally induces the person so deceived to do or omit to do anything which he would not do or omit if he were not so deceived, and which act or omission causes or is likely to cause damage or harm to that person in body, mind reputation or property, is said to "cheat".

Explanation: A dishonest concealment of fact is a deception with the meaning of this section.

Facts: A sells and conveys an estate to B. A, knowing that in consequence of such sale he has no right to the property, sells or mortgages the same to Z, without disclosing the fact of the previous sale and conveyance to B, and receives the purchase or mortgage money from Z. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 4

Principle: A person is said to "cheat by personation" if he cheats by pretending to be some other person, or by knowingly substituting one person for another, or representing that he or any other person is a person other than he or such other person really is.

Facts: A cheats B by pretending to be a certain rich banker of the same name 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 5

Principle: A person is said to "cheat by personation" if he cheats by pretending to be some other person, or by knowingly substituting one person for another, or representing that he or any other person is a person other than he or such other person really is.

Facts: A cheats by pretending to be B, a person who is deceased. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 6

Principle: A person is said to "cheat by personation" if he cheats by pretending to be some other person, or by knowingly substituting one person for another, or representing that he or any other person is a person other than he or such other person really is.

Facts: Anil called at the houses of a number of persons and contracted with them to make paintings from photographs. He obtained payments in advance but did not work in any case and it appeared that he never had any intention of doing any work.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 7

Principle: Whoever with intent to cause, knowing that he is likely to cause wrongful loss or damage to the public or to any person, causes the destruction of any property, or any such change in any property or in the situation thereof as destroys or diminishes its value or utility, or affects it injuriously, commits "mischief".

Facts: Dinesh, stopped supply of water to his neighbor Suresh flat through operation of wrench value key and thereby, turning the main pipe outside the storage reservoir due to which neighbor was debarred from the supply of water in his flat. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 8

Principle: Whoever with intent to cause, knowing that he is likely to cause wrongful loss or damage to the public or to any person, causes the destruction of any property, or any such change in any property or in the situation thereof as destroys or diminishes its value or utility, or affects it injuriously, commits "mischief".

Facts: A voluntarily throws into a river a ring belonging to Z, with the intention of thereby causing wrongful loss to Z. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 9

Principle: Whoever with intent to cause, knowing that he is likely to cause wrongful loss or damage to the public or to any person, causes the destruction of any property, or any such change in any property or in the situation thereof as destroys or diminishes its value or utility, or affects it injuriously, commits "mischief".

Facts: A causes cattle to enter upon a field belonging to Z, intending to cause and knowing that he is likely to cause damage to Z's crop. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 10

Principle: Whoever with intent to cause, knowing that he is likely to cause wrongful loss or damage to the public or to any person, causes the destruction of any property, or any such change in any property or in the situation thereof as destroys or diminishes its value or utility, or affects it injuriously, commits "mischief".

Facts: Raman voluntarily throws outside from the window of the bus a wallet belongs to Taran containing cash and other important documents having Driving Licence, Aadhar card and other documents. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 11

Principle: Whoever enters into or upon property in the possession of another with intent to commit an offence or to intimidate, insult or annoy any person in possession of such property, or having lawfully entered into or upon such property, unlawfully remains therewith intent thereby to intimidate, insult or annoy any such person, or with intent to commit an offence, is said to commit "criminal trespass".

Principle: Whoever commits criminal trespass by entering into or remaining in any building, tent or vessel used as a human dwelling or any building, used as a place for worship, or as a place for the custody of property, is said to commit "house trespass". 

Explanation: The introduction of any part of the criminal trespasser's body is entering sufficient to constitute house-trespass. 

Principle: A person is said to commit "house-breaking" who commits house-trespass if he effects his entrance into the house or any part of it in any of the six ways hereinafter described; or if, being in the house or any part of it for the purpose of committing an offence, or, having committed an offence therein, he quits the house or any part of it in any of such six ways, that is to say:-- 

Firstly--If he enters or quits through a passage made by himself, or by any abettor of the house-trespass, in order to the committing of the house-trespass. 

Secondly--If he enters or quits through any passage not intended by any person, other than himself or an abettor of the offence, for human entrance; or through any passage to which he has obtained access by scaling or climbing over any wall or building. 

Thirdly--If he enters or quits through any passage which he or any abettor of the house-trespass has opened, in order to the committing of the house-trespass by any means by which that passage was not intended by the occupier of the house to be opened. 

Fourthly--If he enters or quits by opening any lock in order to the committing of the house-trespass, or in order to the quitting of the house after a house-trespass. 

Fifthly--If he effects his entrance or departure by using criminal force or committing an assault, or by threatening any person with assault. 

Sixthly-- If he enters or quits by any passage which he knows to have been fastened against such entrance or departure, and to have been unfastened by himself or by an abettor of the house-trespass.

Facts: A commits house-trespass by making hole through the wall of Z's house, and putting his hand through the aperture. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 12

Principle: Whoever enters into or upon property in the possession of another with intent to commit an offence or to intimidate, insult or annoy any person in possession of such property, or having lawfully entered into or upon such property, unlawfully remains therewith intent thereby to intimidate, insult or annoy any such person, or with intent to commit an offence, is said to commit "criminal trespass".

Principle: Whoever commits criminal trespass by entering into or remaining in any building, tent or vessel used as a human dwelling or any building, used as a place for worship, or as a place for the custody of property, is said to commit "house trespass". 

Explanation: The introduction of any part of the criminal trespasser's body is entering sufficient to constitute house-trespass. 

Principle: A person is said to commit "house-breaking" who commits house-trespass if he effects his entrance into the house or any part of it in any of the six ways hereinafter described; or if, being in the house or any part of it for the purpose of committing an offence, or, having committed an offence therein, he quits the house or any part of it in any of such six ways, that is to say:-- 

Firstly--If he enters or quits through a passage made by himself, or by any abettor of the house-trespass, in order to the committing of the house-trespass. 

Secondly--If he enters or quits through any passage not intended by any person, other than himself or an abettor of the offence, for human entrance; or through any passage to which he has obtained access by scaling or climbing over any wall or building. 

Thirdly--If he enters or quits through any passage which he or any abettor of the house-trespass has opened, in order to the committing of the house-trespass by any means by which that passage was not intended by the occupier of the house to be opened. 

Fourthly--If he enters or quits by opening any lock in order to the committing of the house-trespass, or in order to the quitting of the house after a house-trespass. 

Fifthly--If he effects his entrance or departure by using criminal force or committing an assault, or by threatening any person with assault. 

Sixthly-- If he enters or quits by any passage which he knows to have been fastened against such entrance or departure, and to have been unfastened by himself or by an abettor of the house-trespass.

Facts: Ishan commits house-trespass by entering Anuj house through a window.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 13

Principle: Whoever enters into or upon property in the possession of another with intent to commit an offence or to intimidate, insult or annoy any person in possession of such property, or having lawfully entered into or upon such property, unlawfully remains therewith intent thereby to intimidate, insult or annoy any such person, or with intent to commit an offence, is said to commit "criminal trespass".

Principle: Whoever commits criminal trespass by entering into or remaining in any building, tent or vessel used as a human dwelling or any building, used as a place for worship, or as a place for the custody of property, is said to commit "house trespass". 

Explanation: The introduction of any part of the criminal trespasser's body is entering sufficient to constitute house-trespass. 

Principle: A person is said to commit "house-breaking" who commits house-trespass if he effects his entrance into the house or any part of it in any of the six ways hereinafter described; or if, being in the house or any part of it for the purpose of committing an offence, or, having committed an offence therein, he quits the house or any part of it in any of such six ways, that is to say:-- 

Firstly--If he enters or quits through a passage made by himself, or by any abettor of the house-trespass, in order to the committing of the house-trespass. 

Secondly--If he enters or quits through any passage not intended by any person, other than himself or an abettor of the offence, for human entrance; or through any passage to which he has obtained access by scaling or climbing over any wall or building. 

Thirdly--If he enters or quits through any passage which he or any abettor of the house-trespass has opened, in order to the committing of the house-trespass by any means by which that passage was not intended by the occupier of the house to be opened. 

Fourthly--If he enters or quits by opening any lock in order to the committing of the house-trespass, or in order to the quitting of the house after a house-trespass. 

Fifthly--If he effects his entrance or departure by using criminal force or committing an assault, or by threatening any person with assault. 

Sixthly-- If he enters or quits by any passage which he knows to have been fastened against such entrance or departure, and to have been unfastened by himself or by an abettor of the house-trespass.

Facts: Sam commits house-trespass by entering Binny house through the door, having lifted a latch by putting a wire though a hole in the door. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 14

Principle: Whoever makes any false document or false electronic record or part of a document or electronic record, with intent to cause damage or injury, to the public or to any person, or to support any claim or title, or to cause any person to part with property, or to enter into any express or implied contract, or with intent to commit fraud or that fraud may be committed, commits forgery.

Facts: A has a letter of credit upon B for rupees 10,000, written by Z. A, in order to defraud B, adds a cipher to the 10,000 and makes the sum 1,00,000/- intending that it may be delivered by B that Z so wrote the letter. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 15

Principle: Whoever makes any false document or false electronic record or part of a document or electronic record, with intent to cause damage or injury, to the public or to any person, or to support any claim or title, or to cause any person to part with property, or to enter into any express or implied contract, or with intent to commit fraud or that fraud may be committed, commits forgery.

Facts: A, without Z's authority, affixes Z's seal to a document purporting to be a conveyance of an estate from Z to A, with the intention of selling the estate to B, and thereby of obtaining from B the purchase money. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 16

Principle: Whoever makes any false document or false electronic record or part of a document or electronic record, with intent to cause damage or injury, to the public or to any person, or to support any claim or title, or to cause any person to part with property, or to enter into any express or implied contract, or with intent to commit fraud or that fraud may be committed, commits forgery.

Facts: Z's will contains these words "I direct that all my remaining property be equally divided between A, B and C" A dishonestly scratches out B's name, intending that it may be believed that the whole was left to himself and C. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 17

Principle: Whoever threatens another with any injury to his person, reputation or property, or to the person or reputation of any one in whom that person is interested, with intent to cause alarm to that person, or to cause that person to do any act which he is not legally bound to do, or to omit to do any act which that person is legally entitled to do, as the means of avoiding the execution of such threat, commits criminal intimidation.Explanation: A threat to injure the reputation of any deceased person in whom the person threatened is interested, is within this section.

Facts: A, for the purpose of inducing B to desist from prosecuting a civil suit, threatens to burn B's house.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 18

Principle: Whoever attempts to commit an offence punishable by this Code with imprisonment for life or imprisonment, or to cause such an offence to be committed, and in such attempt does any act towards the commission of the offence, shall, where no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such attempt, be punished with imprisonment for any description provided for the offence, for a term which may extend to one-half of the imprisonment for life or, as the case may be, one half of the longest term of imprisonment provided for that offence, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

Facts: A makes an attempt to pick the pocket of Z by thrusting his hand into Z's pocket. A fails in the attempt in consequence of Z's having nothing in his pocket.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 19

Principle: Whoever attempts to commit an offence punishable by this Code with imprisonment for life or imprisonment, or to cause such an offence to be committed, and in such attempt does any act towards the commission of the offence, shall, where no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such attempt, be punished with imprisonment for any description provided for the offence, for a term which may extend to one-half of the imprisonment for life or, as the case may be, one half of the longest term of imprisonment provided for that offence, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

Facts: A shoots at the shadow of B.

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 19

B is the correct option. Shooting at someone’s shadow doesn't mean the attempt to shoot them. A is not guilty of attempt to kill so not punishable.
 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 20

Principle: Whoever attempts to commit an offence punishable by this Code with imprisonment for life or imprisonment, or to cause such an offence to be committed, and in such attempt does any act towards the commission of the offence, shall, where no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such attempt, be punished with imprisonment for any description provided for the offence, for a term which may extend to one-half of the imprisonment for life or, as the case may be, one half of the longest term of imprisonment provided for that offence, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

Facts: A wants to kill B, so administered sugar mistaking it for poison.

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 20

Since his intention was to kill the other person although it was his mistake by which the guy was saved but he made an attempt and helce is liable

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 21

Principle: Whoever attempts to commit an offence punishable by this Code with imprisonment for life or imprisonment, or to cause such an offence to be committed, and in such attempt does any act towards the commission of the offence, shall, where no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such attempt, be punished with imprisonment for any description provided for the offence, for a term which may extend to one-half of the imprisonment for life or, as the case may be, one half of the longest term of imprisonment provided for that offence, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

Facts: A gives pills to a pregnant woman to procure abortion, but they have no effect because drug turns to be innocuous. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 22

Principle: Whoever attempts to commit an offence punishable by this Code with imprisonment for life or imprisonment, or to cause such an offence to be committed, and in such attempt does any act towards the commission of the offence, shall, where no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such attempt, be punished with imprisonment for any description provided for the offence, for a term which may extend to one-half of the imprisonment for life or, as the case may be, one half of the longest term of imprisonment provided for that offence, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

Facts: A intending to kill B, fires at B Coat hanging in his room mistaking it for B.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 23

Principle: Whoever attempts to commit an offence punishable by this Code with imprisonment for life or imprisonment, or to cause such an offence to be committed, and in such attempt does any act towards the commission of the offence, shall, where no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such attempt, be punished with imprisonment for any description provided for the offence, for a term which may extend to one-half of the imprisonment for life or, as the case may be, one half of the longest term of imprisonment provided for that offence, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

Facts: A administers to B, a drug with intent to made abortion, but the woman was not actually pregnant.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 24

Principle: Whoever attempts to commit an offence punishable by this Code with imprisonment for life or imprisonment, or to cause such an offence to be committed, and in such attempt does any act towards the commission of the offence, shall, where no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such attempt, be punished with imprisonment for any description provided for the offence, for a term which may extend to one-half of the imprisonment for life or, as the case may be, one half of the longest term of imprisonment provided for that offence, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

Facts: A intending to murder Z, buys a gun and loads it.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 25

Principle: Whoever attempts to commit an offence punishable by this Code with imprisonment for life or imprisonment, or to cause such an offence to be committed, and in such attempt does any act towards the commission of the offence, shall, where no express provision is made by this Code for the punishment of such attempt, be punished with imprisonment for any description provided for the offence, for a term which may extend to one-half of the imprisonment for life or, as the case may be, one half of the longest term of imprisonment provided for that offence, or with such fine as is provided for the offence, or with both.

Facts: A intending to murder Z, by poison, purchases poison and mixes the same with food which remains in A’s keeping with himself. 

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 25

A has attempted to commit the offence of stealing. Any act done in furtherance of committing an offence is an offence. The law of crime has 4 stages- Intention, Preparation, Attempt, and commission. The former of 2 stages of crime is not punishable but the latter 2 are punishable. It is based on the principle that law doesn't punish the intent but the act. There should be both mental element and physical element present in committing a crime. And only when these two elements are present, the act becomes an offence.

Therefore, when A thinks of murder Z, by poison, purchases poison and mixes the same with food which remains in A’s keeping with himself. But since this attempt failed because of impossible situation. Therefore A has attempted to commit the offence of murder and not actually committed murder. 

 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 26

Principle: Nothing is an offence which is done by a person who is, or who by reason of a mistake of fact and not by reason of a mistake of law in good faith believes himself to be bound by law to do it.

Facts: A, a soldier, fires on a mob by the order of his superior officer, in conformity with the commands of the law. 

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 26

The correct option is B as A has committed no offence because he has done in  conformity with the commands of the law. Which is not an offence.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 27

Principle: Nothing is an offence which is done by a person who is, or who by reason of a mistake of fact and not by reason of a mistake of law in good faith believes himself to be bound by law to do it.

Facts: A, an officer of a Court of Justice, being ordered by that court to arrest Y, and after due enquiry believing Z to be Y, arrest Z. 

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 27

A is the correct option. Straightway applying the given principle on the facts, A was working as per the given instructions hence it comes under his responsibility.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 28

Principle: Nothing is an offence by reason of any harm which it may cause to a person for whose benefit it is done in good faith, even without that person's consent, if the circumstances are such that it is impossible for that person to signify consent, or if that person is incapable of giving consent, and has no guardian or other person in lawful charge of him from whom it is possible to obtain consent in time for the thing to be done with benefit: 

PROVIDED 
First-- That this exception shall not extend to the intentional causing of death, or to the attempting to cause death; 

Secondly--That this exception shall not extend to the doing of anything which the person doing it knows to be likely to cause death, for any purpose other than the preventing of death or grievous hurt, or the curing of any grievous disease or infirmity; 

Thirdly--That this exception shall not extend to the voluntary causing of hurt, or to the attempting to cause hurt, for any purpose other than preventing of death or hurt; 

Fourthly--That this exception shall not extend to the abetment of any offence, to the committing of which offence it would not extend.

Facts: Z is carried off by a tiger. A fired at the tiger knowing it to be likely that the shot may kill Z, but not intending to kill Z, and in good faith intending Z's benefit. A's ball give Z a mortal wound. 

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 29

Principle: Nothing is an offence by reason of any harm which it may cause to a person for whose benefit it is done in good faith, even without that person's consent, if the circumstances are such that it is impossible for that person to signify consent, or if that person is incapable of giving consent, and has no guardian or other person in lawful charge of him from whom it is possible to obtain consent in time for the thing to be done with benefit: 

PROVIDED 
First-- That this exception shall not extend to the intentional causing of death, or to the attempting to cause death; 

Secondly--That this exception shall not extend to the doing of anything which the person doing it knows to be likely to cause death, for any purpose other than the preventing of death or grievous hurt, or the curing of any grievous disease or infirmity; 

Thirdly--That this exception shall not extend to the voluntary causing of hurt, or to the attempting to cause hurt, for any purpose other than preventing of death or hurt; 

Fourthly--That this exception shall not extend to the abetment of any offence, to the committing of which offence it would not extend.

Facts: A, a surgeon, sees a child suffer an accident which is likely to prove fatal unless an operation be immediately performed. There is no time to apply to the child's guardian. A performs the operation in spite of the entreaties of the child, intending of good faith, the child's benefit.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 30

Principle: Nothing is an offence by reason of any harm which it may cause to a person for whose benefit it is done in good faith, even without that person's consent, if the circumstances are such that it is impossible for that person to signify consent, or if that person is incapable of giving consent, and has no guardian or other person in lawful charge of him from whom it is possible to obtain consent in time for the thing to be done with benefit: 

PROVIDED 
First-- That this exception shall not extend to the intentional causing of death, or to the attempting to cause death; 

Secondly--That this exception shall not extend to the doing of anything which the person doing it knows to be likely to cause death, for any purpose other than the preventing of death or grievous hurt, or the curing of any grievous disease or infirmity; 

Thirdly--That this exception shall not extend to the voluntary causing of hurt, or to the attempting to cause hurt, for any purpose other than preventing of death or hurt; 

Fourthly--That this exception shall not extend to the abetment of any offence, to the committing of which offence it would not extend.

Facts: A is in a house which is on fire, with Z, a child. People below hold out a blanket. A drops the child from the house top, knowing it to be likely that the fall may kill the child, but not intending to kill the child, and intending in good faith, the child's benefit. Here, even if the child is killed by the fall.

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 30

The correct option is C.
Act done for the Benefit of Child, etc. by Guardian

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 31

Principle: Every person who commits an offence in the territory of India shall be guilty within the meaning of Indian Penal Code.

Facts: John, a citizen of France commits murder in Madras. In this case

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 32

Principle: Nothing is an offence which is done by accident, and without any criminal intention.

Facts: Aneez fires a revolver in the air. Ahmad, who is coming down by a parachute is hit and killed. In this case

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 32


B is the correct option. Aneez killed that man accidently as he was completely unaware about Ahmad coming down in the air while shooting.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 33

Principle: Every person has a right to defend his own body and the body of any other person, against any offence committed by anybody.

Facts: Vasu, under the influence of madness, attempts to kill Venkatesh. Venkatesh, defending himself against Vasu's attacks, kills Vasu. In the present case,

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 34

Principle: A person who instigates another person to commit an offence is said to abet the said offence.

Facts: Vidhu instigates Bhaskar to murder Shobhit. Bhaskar, in pursuance of the instigation, stabs Shobhit. Shobhit subsequently recovers from the wound. In the present case

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 35

Principle: A person is guilty of cheating, when he fraudulently induces another person to deliver the latter's property to him.

Facts: Vimal falsely represented to Kamal, a shop owner that he was an officer from the Commercial Tax Department. While examining the accounts of the shop, Vimal showed interest in buying a microwave oven on instalment basis. Kamal readily agreed with the hope that he would get a favorable assessment from Vimal regards his tax liability. Vimal paid the first installment, took the microwave oven and disappeared from the scene. The police, however, managed to catch hold of Vimal and prosecute him for cheating.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 36

In which of the following cases has the supreme court allowed for passive euthanasia under certain circumstances?

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 37

In which of the following cases mens rea is an essential ingredient?

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 37

The correct answer is D as none of the options mentioned above fall under this term as mens rea is an essential ingredient of criminal liability.A criminal offence is said to have committed only when an act done voluntarily. Hence, an act becomes criminal only when done with a guilty mind.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 38

The right of private defence

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 38

The correct option is C.

The right is not to be allowed to be pleaded or availed of as a pretext for a vindictive, aggressive or retributive purpose. The right is available against an offence and so an aggressor cannot claim the right of self-defence. The right of Private Defence cannot be used as a shield to justify an act of aggression When the accused is the aggressor he cannot have any right of Private Defence.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 39

The right of private defence of property

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 40

In which of the following cases did the Supreme court life the ban on dance bars imposed by state of Maharashtra?

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 41

Which of the following factor is not essential for offence of theft under IPC?

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 42

A had an argument with B and asked her to go leave him alone and go home. B refused and A struck her on the head and rendered her unconscious. A dragged B to the parking lot during which B’s head hit the pavement which caused her death.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 43

X an employee of Y was driving the vehicle which was without insurance. Y was convicted for violation of road traffic act 1988 who was not even driving the vehicle at that time. Y appealed against it in the court.

Detailed Solution for Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 43

The correct option is B.

As said Y was not driving the vehicle.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 44

In case same set of facts attracts a civil suit and also a criminal trial, what should be done?

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 45

A is beating Z and Y jumps in to stop beating. In the process A intentionally strikes Y. which of the following should be the punishment?

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 46

Principle: No communication made in good faith is an offence by reason of any harm to the person to whom it is made, if it is made for the benefit of that person.

Facts: A, a surgeon, in good faith, communicates to a patient his opinion that he cannot live. The patient dies in consequence of the shock.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 47

Two parties A and B gather together for free fight in order to settle a land dispute and in the process end up inflicting injuries on one another. Here:

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 48

Z under the influence of madness attempts to kill A.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 49

A enters by night which he is legally entitled to enter Z in good faith mistaking A to be a burglar attacks him.

Criminal Law Test-10 - Question 50

A voluntary burns a valuable security belonging to B intending to cause wrongful loss to B.

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