HIGH COURT OF KERALA
WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR SELECTION OF MUNSlFF-MAGISTRAT
Saturday, 11th May, 2002
Time:2 : 30 Hrs Marks 100
(All questions carry equal marks)
1. (a) What do you mean by ‘summary trial’? Specify the offences that can be tried in a summary way and the Magistrates who can so try them.
(b) Discuss the procedure to be followed in the trial of warrant cases instituted that a on a police report.
2. (a) What are the contents of a charge? What is the procedure to be followed by the Court when a charge is altered or added to?
(b) ‘An accused person can be convicted of a particular offence only if he is charged with the same’. What are the exceptions to this rule?
A was charged with the offence punishable under the Section 395 of the I.P.C. and he was convicted under Section 411 of the I.P.C. without altering the original charge and without adding a specific charge under Section 411 of the I.PC. Is the conviction sustainable?
3. (a) Explain the law relating to private defence of body and property.
(b) What is the difference between culpable homicide and murder?
4. Distinguish between:
(a) House trespass and Lurking house trespass
(b) Hurt and grievous hurt.
(c) Wrongful restraint and Wrongful confinement.
(d) Criminal breach of trust and Criminal misappropriation
5. Distinguish between the offences under Sections 51(a) and 51(A) of the Kerala Police Act