Course IV : Criminal Law I : Indian Penal Code :
Unit I : General Principles of Crime; Conceptions of Crime; Distinction between Crime and other wrongs under common Law – Crime and morality distinction – Circumstances when morality amounts to crime – State’s responsibility to detect, control and punish crime. Principles of criminal liability – Actus reus and mens rea ( also statutory offences ) and other maxims; Variations in liability – Mistake, intoxication, compulsion, legally abnormal persons; Possible parties to the crime : Principal in the I degree; Principal in the II degree; Accessories before the fact; Accessories after the fact. Indian Penal Code : General Explanation, Sections 6 – 33 and 39 – 52A; Punishment, Sections 53 – 75 – social relevance of Capital Punishment – Alternatives to Capital Punishment – Discretion in awarding punishment and minimum punishment in respect of certain offences with relevance to precedents ( judgments ).
Unit II : General Exceptions : Sections 76 – 106; Criminal act by several persons or group : Sections 34 – 38; Abetment : Sections 107 – 120; Criminal Conspiracy : Sections 120A & 120B; Offences against State : Sections 121 – 130; Offences against the public tranquility : Sections 141 – 160; Offences relating to election : Sections 171A – 171; Contempt of lawful authority and public servants : Sections 172 – 190; False evidence and offences against public trust : Sections 172 – 229; Offences relating to coins and Government Stamps : Sections 230 – 263A; Offences relating to weights and measures : Sections 260 – 294A; Offences relating to religion : Section 295 – 298.
Unit III : Offences affecting human life, causing miscarriage, injuries to unborn children – Exposure of infants, concealment of birth – Hurt, Grievous Hurt – Wrongful restraint – Wrong confinement – Criminal force and Assault ( Sections 299 – 358 ).
Unit IV : Kidnapping, Abduction – Slavery and forced labour – Rape : custodial rape, marital rape – Prevention of immoral traffic – Prevention of sati – Prohibition of indecent representation of women – Unnatural offences, theft, robbery and dacoity – Criminal Misappropriation of property – Criminal breach of trust – Receiving of stolen property – Cheating – Fraudulent deeds and disposition of property ( Sections 378 – 424 ).
Unit V : Mischief ( Sections 425 – 440 ) – Criminal Trespass ( Sections 441 – 462 ) – Offences relating to document and property marks ( Sections 463 – 480 ) – Offences relating to marriage ( Sections 493 – 498 A ) – Defamation ( Sections 499 – 502 ); Criminal intimidation and annoyance and attempt to commit such offences ( Sections 506 – 511 ).
Semester VI : Course I : Company Law :
Unit I : The Companies Act, 1956 – Corporate Personality and its kinds – Promoters – Registration and Incorporation – M O A
Unit II : AOA – Prospectus – Directors – Meetings – Role of Company Secretary – Dividends; Brief analysis of corporate ethics.
Unit III : Issue of Shares – Types of Shares – Debentures – Procedure for allotment of shares and debentures – share capital – Rights and privileges of shareholders – Preventions of Oppression and Mismanagement – Different modes of winding up of companies.
Unit IV : SEBI Act, 1992; Securities Contracts ( Regulation ) Act, 1956 and Rules.
Unit V : FEMA Act, 1999; Competition Act, 2002; Brief introduction to BPO & LPO Prescribed Books : Taxman’s Corporate Laws. Avtar Singh – Company Law.
Course II : Property Law :
Unit I : General principles of Transfer of Property by Act of parties inter – vivos – Concept and meaning of immovable property – Transferable Immovable Property – Persons Competent to transfer – Operation of Transfer – Conditions restraining alienation and restrictions repugnant to the interest created – rule against perpetuity and exceptions – Direction for accumulation – Vested and Contingent interest.
Unit II : Doctrine of election – transfer by ostensible and co – owner – Apportionment – Priority of rights – Rent paid to holder under defective title – Improvements made by bonafide holder – Doctrine of Lis pendens – Fraudulent transfer and part – performance.
Unit III : Mortgages of Immovable property : Definition – Kinds of mortgages and their features – Rights and liabilities of mortgagor and mortgagee – Priority of securities – Marshalling and contribution – Charges.
Unit IV : Sale of immovable property : Rights and liabilities of seller and buyer before and after completion of sale – Difference between sale and contract for sale; Leases of immovable property : Definition – Scope – creation of lease – rights and liabilities of lessor and lessee – Determination and holding over; Exchange : Definition and mode – Actionable Claims; Gifts : Scope – meaning mode of transfer – universal gifts – onerous gifts.
Unit V : Law of Trusts with Fiduciary Relations : Definitions of Trust and its comparison with other relationships like Debt, Ownership, Bailment, Agency and Contract; Kinds of Trusts – Creation of Trust – Appointment of Trustees – Duties and Liabilities of Trustees – Rights and Powers of Trustees – Disabilities of Trustee – Rights and Liabilities of the Beneficiary – Vacating the office of trustee and Extinction of Trusts.
Course III : Administrative Law :
Unit I : Evolution – Nature and Scope of Administrative Law – Relation with Constitutional Law – Separation of powers and concepts – Rule of law – Counsil d’ Etate, ( French system ) – Classification of Administration Action – functions – Administrative direction and discretion.
Unit II : Legislative power of the administration – Extent of delegation and control over delegated Legislation – Sub – delegation – Judicial – Parliamentary control over delegated Legislation.
Unit III : Judicial power of Administration – Nature of procedure – Principles of Natural justice – Effect of non – compliance with principles of Natural Justice – Exception to principles of Natural Justice.
Unit IV : Judicial control of Administrative action – Writs, Principles and Procedure – Public Law Review and Private Law Review of Administration action – Liability of State – Torts, Contract – Promissory Estoppel – Government Privileges – Right of information – Doctrine of Legitimate expectation – Doctrine of Accountability – Waiver – Doctrine of Proportionality.
Unit V : Corporations and Public undertaking – Commission of Enquiry – Ombudsman in India ( Lokpal and Lokayuktha ) – Central Vigilance Commission – Parliamentary Committees – Civil services in India – Accountability and responsibility – Problems and Prospectives – Administrative deviance – Corruption – Maladministration – Control mechanism of Accountability.
Course IV : Family Law II : Mohammedan Law and Indian Succession Act
Unit I : Development of Islamic Law : Advent of Islam & development of Muslim Law, Schools of Islamic Law, the Shariat Act, 1937; Concept of Marriage : Definition, object, nature, essential requirements of a Muslim marriage, classification of marriage – Legal effects of valid, void and irregular marriage – Muta marriage; Sources of Islamic law; Customary practices and State regulation : Polygamy; Child marriage; Pre – emption; Wakf; Dower.
Unit II : Conversion and its consequences on family : Marriage, Guardianship, Succession; Child and Family : Legitimacy, Custody, maintenance and education, Guardianship and parental rights.
Unit III : Matrimonial Remedies under Islamic Law and Indian Divorce Act, 1869( Amended Act ) – Nullity of marriage – Bar to matrimonial relief; Alimony and Maintenance : Alimony and Maintenance as an independent remedy – A review under Muslim law, Indian Divorce Act,1869, provisions under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973; Maintenance of divorced Muslim Women under the Muslim Women ( Protection of Rights on Divorce ) Act, 1986.
Unit IV : Will and Inheritance : Will – Meaning, difference between will and gift, Will made in death bed or during illness; Muslim law of Inheritance – Shia and Sunni schools; Distribution of property under Indian Succession Act of 1925( Of Christians, Parsis and Jews ) – Domicile – Parsis Intestate succession and Non Parsis Intestate succession, Succession certificate, Probate and letters of administration, powers and duties of executor.
Unit V : Wills – Privileged and unprivileged wills – Construction of Wills in brief – Void bequests, void wills, kinds of legacies – Protection of property of the deceased; Family Courts Act, 1984 – Constitution, powers, and its functions; Need for Uniform Civil Code – Article 44 of Indian Constitution.
Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.