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2010 Question Paper,LW-904 : PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW - I,University Of Pune Question Paper,LL. M. ( Semester - III )

University Of Pune Question Paper
LL. M. ( Semester - III ) Examination - 2010
(Old Course)
Time : 3 Hours] [Max. Marks : 60
Instructions :
(1) Attempt any four questions.
(2) All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1) Explain the maxim, “actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea”. How far
is this maxim reflected in the India Penal Code ?
Q.2) Examine some of the definitions propounded by jurist in order to understand
concept of crime in a correct perspective.
Q.3) Should Law enforce Morality ? If yes, to what extent ? If no, why ?
Substantiate your opinion with the help of Juristic Writings and Judicial
Q.4) What do you mean by Strict Liability Crime ? What is the rationale of
punishing a person for a crime in absence of guilty mind ? Discuss principles
with the help of few leading cases.
Q.5) Trace development of the Theories of Criminal Liability of the Common
Law in England.
Q.6) Discuss with the help of leading judgements of Supreme Court of India,
the tests evolved by the court to distinguish between ‘Attempt’ and
Q.7) Discuss general principles of deciding Criminal Jurisdiction. Substantiate
your answer with appropriate case laws.
Q.8) What are the essential conditions for conviction for an offence of abetment
under the Indian Penal Code ?
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