Legal One Liners

Legal One Liners For Judicial Service Aspirants

• The mind of the makers of the Constitution of India is reflected in its Preamble.

• Recently, First Open Jail was opened in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh.

• G.S.T. stands for Goods and Service Tax.

• The interpretation rule in Haydon’s case is called the Mischief Rule.

• Rule relating to ‘Sapinda Relationships’ are based on the principle of Exogamy.

• The Vice President is the ex officio Chairman of the Council of States.

• Right to Property is a Constitutional Right.

• The Chief Justice of India administers oath to the President.

• A Money Bill can only originate in the Lok Sabha.

• The words “unity and integrity of the Nation” were inserted in the Preamble of the Constitution of India by the 42nd Amendment.

• The Speaker shall preside over the Joint Sitting of both the Houses of Parliament.

• In a suit against the Central Government, the defendant in the suit is named as Union of India.

• Attachment of a portion of salary can be continued for the maximum period of 24 months.

• A gift comprising both the existing and future properties is void as to second part only.

• Under the Transfer of Property Act, the Mortgagor may sue for redemption.

• An agreement between the parties to the contract of sale pertaining to the sale of goodwill to a specified area to which the purchaser agreed is valid.

• In order to succeed in the suit of specific performance of contract of sale, the plaintiff has to aver and prove his readiness and willingness to perform the contract.

• An instrument is not “settlement” as defined under the provisions of the Specific Relief Act whereby an interest in the property is devolved by a Will.

• Limitation to file a suit for possession of immovable property is 12 years.

• A discovery of fact as provided under section 27 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 includes the object produced, the place from which that object is produced and the knowledge of the accused to the existence of the fact.

• Robbery is an aggravated form of either Theft or Extortion.

• Section 87 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 is based upon the legal maxim of volenti non fit injuria.

• Maximum period of police remand of an accused is 15 days.

• Order under section 144 of the Cr.PC shall not remain in force for more than 2 months.

• A court can take the cognizance of the offence under section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act upon Complaint.

• Cheque is a bill of exchange.

• Maximum punishment of imprisonment and fine for dishonour of cheque is 2 years and twice the amount of cheque.

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