Law Paper III – June 2016 (10-07-2016)

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LAW Paper III

June 2016 (10-07-2016)

 1.   Which of the following statements are correct ?

(a) The ‘Basic Structure’ of the Constitution of India cannot be amended.

(b) Parliamentary Democracy is included in the list of ‘Basic structure’ of the Constitution of India.

(c) According to convention of Parliamentary Democracy, the Prime Minister has to be from the House of People

(d) Article 83 of the Constitution of India deals with the duration of Houses of Parliament.

Codes :

(1) (a), (b) and (c) are correct.

(2) (a), (c) and (d) are correct.

(3) (b), (c) and (d) are correct.

(4) (a), (b), (c) and (d) all are correct.

Ans: (4)

 

2. From the following statements select the correct answer using the codes given below :

(i) In India at the head of the entire judicial system stands the Supreme Court of India.

(ii) Under the Supreme Court of India stands the high courts of various states.

(iii) District and Sessions Court functions under the concerned high court.

Codes :

(1) (i) and (ii) only

(2) (ii) and (iii) only

(3) (i) and (iii) only

(4) (i), (ii) and (iii)

Ans: (4)

 

3. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer using codes given below :

List – I

List – II

(a) Article 13

(b) Article 15

(c) Article 20

(d) Article 23

(i) protection in respect of conviction for offences.

(ii) prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour.

(iii) prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth.

(iv) laws inconsistent with or in derogation of Fundamental Rights.

Codes :

           (a)        (b)       (c)        (d)

(1)      (iv)        (ii)        (i)        (iii)

(2)      (ii)         (i)        (iv)       (iii)

(3)      (iii)        (ii)        (i)        (iv)

(4)      (iv)        (iii)       (i)        (ii)

Ans: (4)

 

4. Which one of the following Parliamentary Committees in India acts as ‘watch dog’ on departmental expenditure and irregularies ?

(1) Committee on public undertakings

(2) Committee on public assurances

(3) Estimates Committee

(4) Public Accounts Committee

Ans: (4)

 

5. Read Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Both houses of Parliament as well as of a State Legislature have similar privileges under the Constitution of India.

Reason (R) : In general the position of the speaker is similar to that of the speaker of English House of Commons.

Codes :

(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

(3) (A) is true but (R) is false

(4) (A) is false but (R) is true

Ans: (2)

 

6. Which of the following are included in the list of Fundamental Duties in the Constitution of India? Answer using codes given below :

i.    To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India and the states

ii.   To defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so

iii.  To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture

iv.   To develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform

Codes :

(1) (i), (ii) and (iii)

(2) (i), (ii) and (iv)

(3) (ii), (iii) and (iv)

(4) (i), (iii) and (iv)

Ans: (3)

 

7. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List – I

(Articles)

List – II

(Provisions)

(a) 40

(b) 42

(c) 44

(d) 50  

(i) Separation of judiciary from executive

(ii) Organisation of village panchayats

(iii) Provision for just and human conditions of work and maternity relief

(iv) Uniform civil code

Codes :

          (a)      (b)       (c)       (d)

(1)     (i)        (ii)       (iv)       (iii)

(2)     (ii)       (iii)      (iv)        (i)

(3)     (ii)       (iv)      (i)         (iii)

(4)     (iii)      (iv)      (i)         (ii)

Ans: (2)

 

8. Which one of the following was not a recommendation of the Dinesh Goswami Committee on electoral reforms ?

(1) State assistance to National political parties for elections.

(2) Maintenance of proper accounts of elections.

(3) Strict enforcement of model code of conduct.

(4) Video coverage of polling booths to check booth capturing.

Ans: (4)

 

9. Read the Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer by using the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : The system of Droit Administratif is not at all based on the doctrine of separation of powers.

Reason (R) : The most original aspect of the French Administrative Law is the independence of the administration from judicial control.

Codes :

(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

(3) (A) is true but (R) is false

(4) (A) is false but (R) is true

Ans: (4)

 

10. Which of the following is not an essential element of the doctrine of audi alteram partem ?

(1) Person affected adversely must be heard.

(2) Fair and transparent procedure must be provided by authority.

(3) Reasoned decision must not be based on the satisfaction of the concerned authority.

(4) Authority concerned must dispose off the matter by a speaking order.

Ans: (3)

 

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