Legal One Liners

Legal One Liners For Judicial Service Aspirants

  • When an act has been done before any promise is made it is called Past Consideration.
  • The maxim sic tari tuo alienum non lecdus means enjoy your own property in such a manner as not to injure the right of another.
  • Grotius opined International Law as true law.
  • Dissolution of partnership between all the partners of the firm is known as Dissolution of Firm.
  • Statement made by a person by which he acknowledges the existence of a fact against his own interest is known as Admission.
  • Justice P N Bhagwati has played a significant role in the introduction of Public Interest Litigation in India.
  • Business defined under the Indian Partnership Act, 1932 means every trade, occupation or profession.
  • Place where justice is administered is known as Court of Justice.
  • Permanent dedication of some specific property for a pious purpose by a person professing the Muslim faith is known as Wakf.
  • Ancient sources of Hindu Law are – Shruti, Smriti, Customs, Digests and Commentaries.
  • Quasi Contractual obligations are based upon the Theory of Unjust Enrichment.
  • In case of conflict of jurisdiction of the courts, the occurrence of the contract shall be governed by the law of the place where contract is made.
  • A party who does not suffer any loss in case of breach of contract, is entitled to Nominal Damages only.
  • Whenever the Constitution requires the ‘satisfaction’ of the President for the exercise of any power or function by him, it means the satisfaction of the Council of Ministers.
  • Provision relating to Void Marriage is enunciated under Section 11 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.
  • A Magistrate of the first class may award a sentence of imprisonment under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 up to the period of three years.
  • Second Appeal as given under section 100 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 before the High Court shall lie on the ground of substantial question of law.

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