Legal IQ

Interview Questions For Judicial Service Aspirants

Q. 1 What do you mean by Per incurium?
Ans. When the court gives a decision in ignorance of a statute or a rule having statutory effect, such a decision is termed as Per incurium.

Q.2 What do you mean by Plea of Demurrer?
Ans. It is a plea raised by the contesting respondent in fact.

Q.3 What does pleading consist of?
Ans. It consists of plaint and written statement.

Q.4 Can women be arrested for execution of Money decree?
Ans. No.

Q.5 What do you mean by Garnishee Order?
Ans. Proceedings by which a decree holder seeks to recover money or property of judgment debtor in the hands of the third party is known as Garnishee Order.

Q.6. What do you mean by Standing Offer?
Ans. An offer which is allowed to remain open for acceptance over a period of time is known as standing offer.

Q.7 Whether a minor can become Agent for Principal?
Ans. Yes.

Q.8. What do you mean by Suit for foreclosure?
Ans. A suit to obtain a decree under section 67 of the Transfer of Property Act is known as Suit for foreclosure.

Q.9 What do you mean by English Mortgage?
Ans. When a mortgagor binds himself to repay the mortgage money on certain date and transfer mortgage property absolutely to mortgagee with a condition that upon repayment of mortgage money, the mortgagee will re-transfer it to the mortgagor.

Q.10. What do you mean by Holder in Due Course?
Ans. A person who becomes possessor of negotiable instrument payable to the bearer for consideration is known as Holder in Due Course.

Q.11. In case of continuous breach of contract, what shall be the period of limitation be reckoned as?
Ans. In this case fresh period of limitation to run at every breach of contract.

Q.12. What is the time period one must have enjoyed for claiming easement right in the property of another?
Ans. Twenty years.

Q.13 When can a party institute a suit for rectification of contract?
Ans. When an instrument in writing executed between the parties does not express the real intention behind it, and then either party to the suit may institute a suit for rectification of instrument.

Q.14. Define Police Report?
Ans. Report of the police officer on completion of investigation under section 173 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 is called Police Report.

Q.15. With whom does the power to remit sentence lie with?
Ans. Power to remit sentence lies with the Appropriate Government.

NOTE: The answers are suggestive. Kindly verify from the basic documents, judgments, gazette notifications or recommended textbooks in case of doubts. Answers given by the author herein are his own personal views and neither the publisher nor the author holds any responsibility for any mistake that may have inadvertently crept in.

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