Legal One Liners

Legal One Liners For Judicial Service Aspirants

  • The Law & the Lawyers is a book written by M.K.Gandhi.
  • As per Jerome Frank, “Law is uncertain and certainty of law is mere myth.”
  • Rajya Sabha is presided over by a non-member.
  • The Attorney General for India holds office during the pleasure of the President.
  • Difference between Expository and Evaluative jurisprudence has been propounded by Bentham.
  • The term ‘International law’ was first propounded by Bentham.
  • As per Austin, International law is not a law but only a positive morality.
  • As per Oppenheim, common consent of the family of nations is the foundation of International Law.
  • The oldest and the most unique source of International Law is International Customs.
  • As per Ulpian, Jurisprudence is observation of things human and divine, the knowledge of just and unjust.
  • Bentham is described as the campaigner of codified laws.
  • The President summons the meetings of the Parliament.
  • A contract without consideration under section 25 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 is void.
  • Books displayed in a shop with a price tag is an invitation to offer.
  • Promises which form the consideration or part of the consideration for each other are called reciprocal promises.
  • Nemo dat quad non habet implies that no one can pass a better title than what he himself has.
  • Transfer of actionable claim is covered under The Transfer of Property Act, 1882.
  • Section 12 of the Sales of Goods Act deals with both condition and warranty.
  • Notice to a partner is a notice to a firm as given under section 24 of the Partnership Act, 1932.
  • A person is liable as a partner of a firm, on the principle of holding out as given under section 28 of the Indian Partnership Act, 1932, where he represents himself to be a partner of the firm.
  • Under the Registration Act, 1930, Delay in presentation of a document for registration can be condoned for a maximum period of four months.
  • The list of documents, the registration of which is optional, has been provided under section 18 of the Registration Act, 1930.
  • Complaint under section 2(d) of CrPC must necessarily be to a magistrate only.
  • Complaint under section 2(d) of CrPC may relate to both cognizable and non-cognizable offences.
  • Under the scheme of CrPC, non-cognizable offences are private wrongs.
  • Abetment of an offence is always an offence.
  • Abetment by instigation can be done by words spoken, letters and conduct.
  • Abetment of an offence is complete as soon as the abettor has incited another to commit an offence.
  • Minimum persons required to commit Affray are two.
  • Promoting hatred among classes is an offence provided under section 153A of the IPC.
  • Presumption of continuance of life is given under section 107 of the Evidence Act, 1872.
  • Estoppel is a rule of civil action.
  • The Fundamental rights given to an individual are limited to state action only.

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