Legal One Liners

Legal one Liners For Judicial Service Aspirants

  • Kenny defines crimes as wrongs whose sanction is punitive and is in no way remissible by any private person but remissible by the crown alone, if remissible at all.
  • Registration of marriages have been made compulsory by the Supreme Court in the case Seema v. Ashwani Kumar.
  • CEDAW is The Convention on the Elimination  of All forms of Discrimination against Women.
  • Sutherland said socio-economic offences are white collar crimes.
  • Provisions pertaining to vicarious liability are given under sections 154, 155 and 157 of IPC.
  • Doctrine of Double jeopardy is given under Article 20(2) of the Constitution of India, 1950.
  • Cheating by personation is provided under section 416 of IPC and is punishable under section 419 of IPC.
  • When both the parties to an agreement are under a mistake as to a matter of fact essential to the agreement, the agreement is said to be void.
  • A mortgage by deposit of title deeds is known as Equitable Mortgage.
  • Lian under Muslim law means False charge of Adultery.
  • First meeting of the Constituent Assembly was held on 9thDecember, 1946.
  • The UN Charter was signed by 51 countries.
  • Lex fori means law of the forum.
  • Salus populi suprema lex means welfare of the people is the supreme law.
  • Burden of proof in criminal cases lies upon the prosecution.
  • A stipulation for increased interest from the date of default in the contract between the parties is known as Penalty.
  • A person in whose favour a decree has been passed or an order capable of execution has been passed is known as Decree Holder.  
  • If a party who has obtained an order for leave to amend pleadings does not amend the same within fourteen days, then he shall not be permitted to do without the leave of the court.
  • A fact neither proved nor disproved is called Not proved.
  • The provision pertaining to Estoppel is contained in section 115 of the Evidence Act, 1872.
  • Order means formal expression of any decision of any civil court which is not a decree.
  • Onerous gift has been provided under section  127 of the Transfer of the Property Act, 1882.
  • Nemo dat quod non habet means no one can pass a better title than what he himself has.
  • First Indian to become a Judge of the International Court of Justice at Hague was B.N Rau.
  • Doctrine of Lis Pendens has been provided under section 52 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882.
  • Notice means knowledge about a fact.
  • Contingent Contract is defined under section 31 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872.
  • Continuing guarantee is a guarantee  which extends to a series of transactions.
  • Agent is a person employed to do any act for another or to represent another in dealings with third person.
  • Res Judicata is provided under section 11 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.
  • Set off is given under Order 8 Rule 6 CPC.
  • The person for whom an act is done or who is so represented by an agent is known as the Principal.
  • ‘Let the buyer beware’ is based on the legal principle of Caveat Emptor.

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