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LW - 303 : PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE, LL. M. ( Semester - III ),University Of Pune Question Paper,2010 Question Paper

University Of Pune Question Paper
LL. M. ( Semester - III ) Examination - 2010
(New Course)
Time : 3 Hours] [Max. Marks : 60
Instructions :
(1) Attempt any four questions.
(2) All questions carry equal marks i.e. 15 each.
Q.1) What is the burden of proof when insanity is pleaded as a defence to a
charge of Crime ? Discuss.
Q.2) Do you agree that section 80 of the Penal Code gives statutory recognition
to the common law doctrine of mens rea, that there can be no crime without
a criminal intention ? Elaborate.
Q.3) State Law relating to intoxication as laid down under the Penal Code. What
is the justification for reducing criminal liability in case of intoxication ?
Q.4) With the help of English and Indian case laws elaborate maxims, “Ignorantia
facit doth excusat” and “Ignorantia jurist non excusat”.
Q.5) Define Abetment and examine provisions relating to abetment under Indian
Penal Code.
Q.6) “The right to private defence is basically preventive in nature and not
punitive. It is neither a right of aggression nor a reprisal.” Elaborate this
statement with the help of appropriate legal provisions and case laws.
Q.7) It is said that definition of Crime is one of the most thorny intellectual
problem of law. Explain this statement with the help of various definitions.
Q.8) Why is Consent a General Defence ? Examine critically the Law of Consent
in Indian Penal Code.
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