Legal One Liners

Legal One Liners For Judicial Service Aspirants

  • Any man who monitors the use by a woman of internet, email or any other form of electronic communication commits the offence of Stalking.
  • Section 167 (2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure allows police custody for investigation of accused for a maximum period of 90 days.
  • Recently, Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalise same sex wed-locks.
  • Estimates Committee is the only committee of the Parliament which does not have any representation from the Rajya Sabha.
  • The expression ‘Procedure established by law’ as inserted in the Constitution of India is inspired by the Japanese Constitution.
  • Recently, the Supreme Court in State of Haryana v. Ram Meher held that recall of witness cannot be permitted endlessly on the pretext of the fair trial.
  • Section 6 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 relating to the relevancy of facts forming part of the same transaction is based upon Doctrine of Res gestae.
  • “He who receives the advantage ought also to suffer the burden” – pertains to onerous gifts.
  • “An offer cannot be accepted unless and until it has been brought to the knowledge of the person to whom it is made” was held in the case of Lalman Shukla v. Gauri Dutt.
  • The time limit for an authority to give information on an application under the RTI Act is 30 days.
  • The State or District Legal Service Authority is authorized to decide quantum under section 357A (2) of Cr.PC
  • The gap between the two sessions of the Lok Sabha is termed as Prorogation Period.
  • Justice Sri Krishna Committee has given recommendations on the institutionalization of Arbitration mechanism.
  • TK Vishwanathan Committee is constituted by SEBI on fair market conduct.
  • Recently, India and Somalia signed an agreement for transfer of sentenced persons in each other’s country.
  • The remedy of “Plea Bargaining” is available in offences punishable with imprisonment up to seven years.
  • The offences of the same kind committed within one year can be charged together if they do not exceed three.
  • A document produced from proper custody may be presumed to be genuine if it was executed thirty years ago.
  • Supremacy of a Federal Constitution depends upon reducing the Constitution into writing.
  • “It is true that International law is frequently violated but it does not mean that International law is not law” was observed by Oppenheim.

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