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Legal Bites brings to you IPC Mains Questions Series. The questions enlisted here are arranged section-wise and will aid the students preparing for Judiciary, APO or University Exams. Detailed solutions have been provided for the questions to answer all your queries. The list of questions curated by Legal Bites will help candidates identify the important and frequently asked questions and give them good practice for their aptitude and knowledge.
IPC Mains Solved Questions Series: Part – II of X contains solved questions from Chapter IV i.e. General Exceptions.
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IPC Mains Solved Questions Series | Part – II of X
A, an officer of a court of Justice, being ordered by that court to arrest A and, after due inquiry, believing Z to be Y; arrests Z. Has A committed any offence? ‘Give reasons and also refer to the relevant provision in this regard. [W.B.C.J. 1993]
By the order of a superior officer, ‘A’ a policeman fires and kills two persons who are members of the lawful procession. Is `A’ entitled to protection under Section 76 of the Indian Penal Code? [Bihar A.P.O. 1997]
X sees Z commit what appears to X to be murder. X in the exercise to the best of his judgement, exerted in good faith, of the power which the law gives to all persons of apprehending murderers in the act, seizes Z in order to bring Z before the proper authorities. But it turns out that Z was acting in the exercise of his right of self-defence. Is X guilty of any offence? Give reasons.
The accused was beating a person with fists. The wife of the man being beaten intervened with her baby in arms with a view to rescuing her husband. The accused gave a fist blow to her also, which struck the baby, as a result of which it died. On being prosecuted, the accused pleads accident. Decide. [Jharkhand .C.J. 2002]
A in great fire pulls down houses in order to prevent the conflagration from spreading. A did it in good faith, saving the life and property and to avoid greater harm. What offence, if any, is made out in this case? Give legal provision. [U.P.A.PO. 1996]
A, a child aged about 5 years throws a stone on B. Stone hits the head of B and B as a result receives grievous injuries on the head. Has A committed any offence? Give reasons in support of your answer. [RJS 1986]
A boy over 11 years and below 12 years of age picked up a knife and proceeding towards the deceased with a threatening gesture saying that he would cut him into pieces actually stabs him to death. Is he guilty of murder? Give reasons. [D.J.S. 1996]
A and B agree to fence with each other for amusement. This agreement implies to suffer any harm which in course of such fencing may be caused without foul play. While playing fairly A hurts B. What offence, if any, has been committed by A. Give legal provision in support of your answer. [UPCJ 1991, 1999 U.P., A.P.O. Exam. 1996]
A, a Surgeon, knowing that a particular operation is likely to cause death of Z, who suffers under a painful complaint, but not intending to cause Z’s death, and intending, in good faith Z’s benefit, performs that operation on Z, with Z’s consent. Has A committed any offence? Give reasons.
A, in good faith, for his child’s benefit without his child’s consent, got him operated for stone removal by a surgeon knowing it to be likely that the operation may cause the child’s death but not intending to cause his child’s death. Has A committed any offence? Refer legal provisions. [U.P., A.P.O. Exam. 1997.]
B while bleeding profusely goes to A, a surgeon and there loses consciousness. Thereupon A immediately performs an operation upon him thinking that it will bring him back to consciousness. But B dies immediately after the operation. Has A committed any offence? Give reasons in support of your answer. [U.P.J. 1991]
A, a doctor after a full examination of a patient named B, in good faith communicates to B that he has cancer and that he cannot live long. B dies the next day in consequence of the shock caused by A’s communication. Decide the liability of A. [RJS. 1986]