Legal One Liners

Legal One Liners – For Judicial Service Aspirants

• The Information Technology Act, 2000 came into force on 17th October, 2000.

• The Information Technology Act, 2000 extends to the whole of India and it applies to any offences or contraventions committed outside India by any person.

• Two persons are related to each other by uterine blood when they are descended from common ancestress but by different husbands.

• Provisions relating to Divorce have been mentioned under section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1956.

• Petition for restitution of conjugal rights shall be instituted in District Court/Family Court.

• Retributive Theory of Criminal Jurisprudence is followed while releasing the child on probation in lieu of the punishment.

• Criminal procedure is a subject of Concurrent list.

• Cognizable offence has been defined under section 2 (c) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.

• Complaint as provided under section 2(d) of the Code of Criminal Procedure must necessarily be made to a magistrate only.

• Arrest means total restraint and complete deprivation of liberty.
• Section 34 of IPC is a rule of evidence.

• General exceptions are contained in Chapter IV of IPC.

• Minimum persons required for committing the offence of criminal conspiracy are two.

• Consent of minor is wholly immaterial in case of the offence of kidnapping.

• Presumption means things taken for granted.

• Indian Evidence Act, 1872 was drafted by Sir James F. Stephen.

• Law of Evidence is Lex fori.

• Writ of Mandamus cannot be issued under Article 32 where fundamental right is infringed by a private body.

• Provision to fill backlog vacancy was inserted in Article 16 by the 81st Amendment of the Constitution.

• Fundamental Duties as provided in the Constitution have been added on the recommendation of the Santhanam Committee.

• Judgment on Admission can be given under Order 12 Rule 6 of CPC.

• Application for execution of decree is to be made to the court which passed the decree.

• An agreement by way of wager under section 30 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 is void.

• An agreement in restraint of trade is void.

• Transfer of Property Act, 1882 came into force on 1st July, 1882.

• Any fine imposed under section 326A of the IPC 1860 shall be paid to the victim on whom acid was thrown or acid was administered.

• Pigeon hole theory was propounded by Salmond.

• Remedy of Law of Torts is Unliquidated Damages.

• If a person is held liable for the act/omission /torts of any other person, it is known as vicarious liability.

• Child Welfare Committee is constituted under section 27 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.

• Juvenile Justice Fund is to be created by the State Government under section 105 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.

• The appropriate writ issued by the Supreme Court to quash the appointment of a person from a public office is Quo Warranto.

• The words “Secular” and “Socialist” were inserted in the Preamble of the Constitution of India by the 42nd Amendment.

• “What cannot be done directly, cannot be done indirectly”. This statement is related to Doctrine of Colourable Legislation.

• The concept of Fundamental Duties is derived in Indian Constitution from the Constitution of U.S.S.R.

• Whether a Bill is Money Bill or not, is to be decided by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha in case of the Union Legislature.

• Under a contract between the parties, plea of undue influence may be raised only by the party whose consent was so caused.

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