Law CSS Paper I 2005

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2005.

LAW, PAPER – I

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

NOTE: Attempt SIX questions in all, including question No. 10 which is COMPULSORY and carries 20 marks. All other questions carry EQUAL marks i.e. 16 each. Attempt at least one question from each of the parts.

PART – “A” (CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE)

1.What is pleadings and what are the important rules relating to pleadings?

  1. Write short notes on:
    (a) Abatement (b) Receiver (c) Interpleader suit

  2. Define ‘issues’. How are they framed and by whom?

PART – “B” (CONTACT ACT)

  1. Describe “Contract” and briefly explain its essentials.

  2. Write short notes on:
    (a) Tender (b) Bailment (c) Principle debtor

  3. Discuss the normal remedy in all cases of breach of contract.

PART – “C” (LAW OF TORT)

  1. What is false imprisonment and what defences are available in an action for false imprisonment?

  2. Write short notes on:
    (a) Statutory Negligence (b) Public Nuisance (c) Absolute liability

  3. In what circumstances may assault and battery be justified?

COMPULSORY QUESTION

  1. Write only the correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the questions.

(1) Cause of action means:
(a) Relief claimed in a suit (b) Subject matter of a suit (c) Nature of suit (d) None of these

(2) For breach of a contract, a suit may be filed:
(a) Where the contract was made (b)Where the breach was made (c) Where money was payable (d) At any of the above places

(3) There is distinction between res judicata and res sub judice:
(a) Yes (b) No (c) Same thing

(4) Plaintiff is the person who:
(a) Files a suit (b) Defends a suit (c) Delays a suit (d) None of these

(5) Interrogators are administered to:
(a) Parties to a suit (b) Witnesses (c) Lawyers (d) None of these

(6) Precept is issued by:
(a) Plaintiffs to defendants (b) Oath commissioner to deponent (c) A court to another court (d) None of these

(7) Inherent power vests in:
(a) Court (b) Parties (c) Witnesses (d) All of these

(8) Write jurisdiction is exercised by:
(a) Every Court in Pakistan (b)The High Courts (c) None of these

(9) Interlocutory order determines substantive rights in a suit:
(a) Correct (b) Incorrect

(10) All agreements are contract:
(a) True (b) False

(11) A constructive contract is created by the:
(a) Parties (b) Legal heirs of the parties (c) Witnesses to the contract (d) None of these

(12) An agreement to do an impossible act is a:
(a) Void contract (b) Voidable contract (c) Void agreement (d) All of these

(13) A contracts to pay B, Rs. 100,000/- if his house is burnt. It is a:
(a) Contingent contract (b) Contract of guarantee (c) Contract of indemnity (d) None of these

(14) A person who employs another person to represent him in dealings with third persons is called:
(a) Master (b) Creditor (c) Principal (d) None of these

(15) The Contract Act is of the year?
(a) 1972 (b) 1975 (c) 1895 (d) None of these

(16) Law of torts is based on:
(a) Stature law (b) Common law (c) Law of contract (d) All of these

(17) Malice is a necessary ingredient in Tort:
(a) True (b)False (c) Neither ‘a’ and ‘b’

(18) Misfeasance means:
(a) Commission of an unlawful act (b) Doing of a lawful act in an illegal manner (c) Failure to perform a legal obligation (d) None of these

(19) Libel is a defamatory statement made:
(a) Verbally (b) In writing (c) Both

(20) Mere touching of another in anger is:
(a) Assault (b) Battery (c) Both

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