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Criminal Law (Paper VI, LL.B I) Section A The Pakistan Penal Code, 1860

PAPER-VI CRIMINAL LAW (100 MARKS)

1- General Principles of Criminal Law 20 Marks

2- The Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 60 Marks

3- Hudood Laws of Pakistan 20 Marks

 

Course Contents

Definition of Crime,

Nature and History of Crime,

Cause of crime,

Crime and Tort,

Functions of Criminal Law,

Criminal Liability,

Actus reus,

Mens rea, intention, knowledge,

Motive,

Principles of participation,

regligence,

Reclesseness,

Strict liability;

General defences,

Preliminary offences,

Sexual offences,

Assault,

Battery,

Hurt,

Homicide,

Offences against property.

The Law as contained in Pakistan Code & Hadood Ordinance

 

Hudood Laws

Course contents

As laid down in Hudood ordinances.

 

2003

Section “A”: Pakistan Penal Code

Q.1 Define Cheating by giving examples and what punishment has been provided for Cheating?

Q.2 Discuss house-breaking and describe six ways mentioned in Section 445 PPC.

Q.3 Distinguish between Criminal Force and Assault by giving a few examples.

Q.4 What is the difference between Criminal Misappropriation of Property and Breach of Trust?

Q.5 Cohabition caused by a man with a woman deceitfully including a belief of a lawful marriage. What punishment has been provided under Hudood Ordinance, 1979.

2004

Q.1 Write short notes on any THREE of the following:

A Counterfeit & Forgery

B. Public Nuisance & Private Nuisance

C. Wrongful Restraint & Wrongful Confinement.

D. Criminal Misappropriation & Criminal Breach of Trust.

Q.2 Under what circumstances an offence committed outside Pakistan may be tried as an offence committed in Pakistan?

Q.3 What is an Unlawful Assembly? Explain the circumstances which would change it into rioting?

2005

Q.1 Write short notes on any TWO of the following:

Common Intention.

Qisas

Diyat.

Counterfeit.

Q 2 Distinguish between Criminal Misappropriation of Property and Criminal Breach of Trust.

Q.3 Distinguish between Theft, Robbery and Dacoity.

2006

Q 1 What is an unlawful assembly? What is its relationship with intention and common object? Discuss in detail.

Q 2 Discuss House breaking and describe six ways mentioned in Section 445 PPC. What punishment has been provided for House breaking in PPC?

Q 3. What is difference between Abetment and Criminal Conspiracy? Discuss the detail with punishment.

Q 4 Discuss the Qatl-e-Amad and Qatl-e-Khata and define its punishment provided in PPC.

Write short notes on any THREE of the following:

Public Nuisance and Private Nuisance

Fraud and its punishment.

Criminal misappropriation.

Malice in criminal cases.

2007

Write short notes on any FOUR of the following:

Abettor

Cheating

Defamation

Isqat-i-Janin

Qisas and Diyat

Shajjah.

Define Common Intention and Common Object. How does conspiracy differ from these terms? Illustrate your answer.

The famous maxim “He who consents suffers no injury”. Explain. Is there any limitation to this rule? Discuss in detail.

What do you understand by the term “Wrongful Confinement”? How far it is distinct from “Wrongful Restraint”? Illustrate the answer by referring the relevant provisions of the law.

How far “Extortion” is different from “Theft”? Distinguish Extortion from Robbery and Dacoity.

2008

Q.1 Write short notes on any THREE of the following:

       (i) Wrongful Restraint and wrongful confinement

       (ii) Qisas and Diyat

       (iii) Counterfeit

       (iv) Unlawful Assembly

       (v) What is criminal liability

       (vi) Criminal force

Q.2 What is the difference between Theft, Robbery and Dacoity? Discuss in detail with punishment.

Q.3 Discuss the object and kinds of punishment with reference to the principles followed under Pakistan Panel Code.

Q.4 Define and discuss the difference between the terms “Offence and Crime” and as well as their nature and brief history of the causes of crime.

Q.5 Under what circumstances an offence committed outside Pakistan may be tried as an offence committed in Pakistan? Discuss with reference to the term “extradition” and conditions for its grant.

Examination questions on Criminal Law (2003-2007)

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