Law CSS Paper II 2006

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2006.

LAW, PAPER – II

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 A, B, and C.
PART – “A” (QANOON-E-SHAHADAT ORDER)

  1. Discuss the safeguards given in Qanun-e-Shahadat ordinance 1984 for the confession of the accused to become admissible in evidence.

  2. What is “Burden of proof”, on whom it lies? Could this burden be shifted?

  3. Write short notes on:
    (a) Shahada ala al Shahada (b) Estoppel

PART – “B” (CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE)
4. Discuss the power of High Court regarding illegal and improper detention of a person under Criminal Procedure Code?

  1. What preventive measures can be taken by a Magistrate, when a dispute concerning immovable property is likely to cause breach of peace?

  2. Write short notes on:
    (a) Investigation (b) Non bailable offences (c) Complaint

PART – “C” (PAKISTAN PENAL CODE)

  1. What are three different kinds of punishments provided under PPC?

  2. Define and distinguish between theft and criminal breach of trust.

  3. Write short notes on:
    (a) Form of charges (b) Criminal conspiracy (c) Document.

COMPULSORY QUESTION

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

(1) Whenever violence is used by an unlawful assembly, every member of such assembly is guilty of the offence of rioting :
(a) True (b) False

(2) Whoever drives any vehicle — so rash or negligent as to endanger human life:
(a) he/she may be guilty of trespass to land (b) he/she may be guilty of rash driving (c) None of these

(3) The Pakistan Penal Code is as old as:
(a) 1890 (b) 1875 (c) 1860 (d) None of these

(4) For the offense of attempt to murder, punishment is:
(a) substantial fine (b) Imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years (c) None of these

(5) In culpable homicide amounting to murder:
(a) Intention/knowledge is an essential ingredient (b) intention/knowledge has no relevance at all (c) None of these

(6) The offences of Rape and adultery are:
(a) Identical (b) different (c) None of these

(7) Extradition is a:
(a) crime (b) civil wrong (c) Law (d) None of these

(8) Defamation mean:
(a) to honor and promote a person (b) to hurt a person or to cause psychological injuries (c) to harm the reputation of a person (d) None of these

(9) The object of Code of Criminal Procedure is:
(a) to strengthen the economic foundations of the country (b) is to ensure that the accused person gets a full and fail trial (c) to elaborate the punishment (d) None of these

(10) In matters of procedure the correct principle is:
(a) a particular procedure should be considered to be permitted if it is not prohibited. (b) a particular procedure should be considered to be prohibited if it is not permitted. (c) a particular procedure should be considered to be permitted even it is not prohibited

(11) The provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code do not apply to proceeding in the:
(a) Lower Courts (b) High Courts (c) Supreme Court (d) Apply on all courts

(12) Trial is a judicial proceeding which ends in:
(a) Conviction/acquittal (b) discharge (c) both (d) None of these

(13) Summary Trial is:
(a) Speedy trial (b) No trial (c) Neither (d) None of these

(14) A criminal court is not competent to decide the civil rights of the parties, question like ownership and title:
(a) True (b) False

(15) Presumption is always that the law will be applicable retrospectively more s when the law is of a penal nature:
(a) True (b) False

(16) If a police officer investigates a non-cognizable case without an order from a Magistrate he commits an illegality:
(a) True (b) False

(17) An insane/lunatic is incompetent to give evidence:
(a) Yes (b) No (c) A court may decide

(18) The Qanun-e-Shahadat order in its rigour is not intended to apply to proceedings before an arbitrator:
(a) True (b) False

(19) The word “evidence” signifies of being evident i.e., plain, apparent or notorious:
(a) True (b) False

(20) The Qanun-e-Shahadat order 1984 repealed:
(a) The Evidence Act 1908 (b) The Evidence Act 1948 (c) The Evidence Act 1872 (d) None of these

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