Legal One Liners

Legal One Liners For Judicial Service Aspirants

• International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women is celebrated on 25th November every year.

• Recently, Bamboo has been removed from the category of “tree” by virtue of an Ordinance promulgated by the President under Article 123 of the Constitution thereby to amend the Forests Act, 1923.

• All sections of the Real Estate Act came into force on 1st May, 2017.

• International Solar Alliance is the first treaty based International Government Organization which is to be based in India.

• NGT Chairperson can now constitute single member Benches in “exceptional circumstances”.

• International Conference on Climate Change was held in Nepal.

• Dinesh K Sarraf has been appointed as the Chairman of Petroleum Natural Gas Regulatory Board.

• Headquarters of the International Maritime Organisation is at London.

• Uttar Pradesh became the first state of India to endorse the Union Government draft Bill on Triple Talaq that makes the practice of Triple Talaq a cognizable and non-bailable offence.

• NK Singh has been appointed as the Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission.

• World Health Organisation has for the first time devised guidelines on child sex abuse.

• Justice Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice at The Hague, Netherlands.

• Agreements which are not enforceable by law are known as void agreements.

• International Anti-Corruption Day is celebrated on December 9 every year.

• Recently, India was admitted as a member into Wassenaar Arrangement on export controls for conventional arms and dual use of goods and technologies.

• Doing of some act or omission in return of promise is known as Consideration.

• Doctrine of Res Judicata is not applicable to the writ of Habeas Corpus.

• The time period for filing the written statement is 30 days from the date of the issuance of the summons.

• Under section 32 of the CPC, the maximum fine which can be imposed by the court compelling the attendance of any person to whom a summons has been issued under section 30 is five thousand rupees.

• Precept is issued under section 46, CPC for attaching the property of the judgment debtor.

• The definition of “victim” was incorporated in the Code of Criminal Procedure by the Amendment Act of 2009.

• Second Appeal under section 100, CPC lies on substantial question of law.

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