KLE LLB Syllabus 2021
Semester IV : Course I : Public International Law
Unit I : Nature, definition, origin and basis of International Law; Sources of International Law; Relationship between Municipal and International Law; Subjects of International Law.
Unit II : States as subjects of International Law : States in general; Recognition; State territorial sovereignty.
Unit III : State Jurisdiction : Law of the sea; State Responsibility; Succession to rights and obligations.
Unit IV : State and Individual – Extradition, Asylum and Nationality; the agents of international business; diplomatic envoys, consuls and other representatives; the law and practice as to treaties.
Unit V : The United Nations Organisation – Principal organs and their functions; World Trade Organisation – Main features; International Labour Organisation.
Course II : Optional I : Human Rights Law and Practice
Unit I : Jurisprudence of Human Rights; Nature, definition, origin and theories of human rights.
Unit II : Universal protection of human rights – United Nations and Human Rights – Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948; International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966; International Covenant Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966.
Unit III : Regional Protection of Human rights – European system – Inter American System – African System
Unit IV : Protection of Human Rights at national level; Human rights and the Constitution; The Protection of Human rights Act, 1993.
Unit V : Human Rights and Vulnerable Groups : Rights of Women, Children, Disabled, Tribals, Aged and Minorities – National and International Legal Developments.
Course II : Optional I : Right to Information
Unit I : Right to Information before Right to Information Act, 2005; Significance in democracy; Constitutional basis; Supreme Court on right to information.
Unit II : RTI Act – definitions; Right to information and obligations of public authorities.
Unit III : Central information commission; State information commission; Powers and functions of information commissions; Appeals and penalties.
Unit IV : Other related laws – The Official Secrets Act, 1923; The Public Records Act, 1993; The Public Records Rules, 1997; The Freedom of Information Act, 2002; The Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952; The Commission of Inquiry ( Central ) Rules, 1972.
Unit V : Best practices – A study of decisions rendered by state commissions and central Commission in the following areas of – Police, Revenue, PWD, Irrigation, Secretariat, BSNL, Posts and Telegraphs, Scheduled Banks, CPWD, Income Tax Department, Central Excise Department, Local Authorities.
Course III : Optional II : Banking Law
Unit I : Indian Banking Structure – Origin – Evolution of Banking Institutions – Types and functions of banks – Commercial banks – Functions – Banking Companies in India – RBI – Constitution, Management and Functions – Banking Regulation Act, 1949 – State Bank of India – UTI, IDBI, RRBs’ – Local banks.
Unit II : Employment of funds – Loans and Advances – Guarantees – Advances secured by Collateral securities – Agency Services – Financing of Exports – Special Banking Services –Advances to Priority Sectors and Credit Guarantee schemes – Securitisation Act, 2002.
Unit III : Law relating to Negotiable Instruments, 1881 Act ( Read with the amended Act of 2002 ) – Negotiable Instruments – Kinds – Holder and holder in due course – Parties – Negotiation – Assignment – Presentment – Endorsement – Liability of parties – Payment in due course – Special rules of evidence – Material alteration – Noting and protest – Paying banker and collecting banker – Bills in sets – Penal provisions under NI Act – Banker’s book evidence Act.
Unit IV : Banker and customer Relationship – Definition of banker and customer – General relationship – Special relationship – Banker’s duty of secrecy, banker’s duty to honour cheques, banker’s lien, and banker’s right to set off – Appropriation of payments – Garnishee order – Customer’s duties towards his banker.
Opening of New Accounts – Special types of customers – Minor’s A/C, Joint A/C, Partnership A/C, Company’s A/C, Married women’s A/C, Trust A/C, Joint Hindu family A/C – Illiterate persons, lunatics, executors – Precautions required in case of administrators, clubs, societies and charitable institutions to open an account.
Unit V : Ancillary Services and E – Banking : Remittances – General, DD, MT, TT, Traveler’s cheques, bank orders, credit card, debit/smart cards, safe deposit vaults, gift cheques, stock invest. E – Banking – Definition – E – Banking includes – Internet banking, mobile banking, ATM banking, computerized banking –Ebanking services – retail services – wholesale services – ECheque – authentication – Cyber Evidence – Banking Ombudsman.
Course III : Optional II : Insurance Law
Unit I : Introduction : Nature – Definition – History of Insurance – History and development of Insurance in India – Insurance Act, 1938 – ( main sections ) Insurance Regulatory Authority Act, 1999 : Its role and functions.
Unit II : Contract of Insurance : Classification of contract of Insurance – Nature of various Insurance Contracts – Parties there to – Principles of good faith – non disclosure – Misrepresentation in Insurance Contract – Insurable Interest – Premium : Definition method of payment, days of grace, forfeiture, return of premium, Mortality; The risk – Meaning and scope of risk, Causa Proxima, Assignment of the subject matter.
Unit III : Life Insurance : Nature and scope of Life Insurance – Kinds of Life Insurance. The policy and formation of a life insurance contract – Event insured against Life Insurance contract – Circumstance affecting the risk – Amount recoverable under the Life Policy – Persons entitles to payment – Settlement of claim and payment of money – Life Insurance Act, 1956 – Insurance against third party rights – General Insurance Act, 1972 – The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 – Sec. ( 140 – 176 ), Nature and scope – Absolute or no fault liabilities, Third party or compulsory insurance of motors vehicles – Claims Tribunal – Public Liability Insurance – Legal aspects of Motor Insurance –Claims – Own Damages Claims – Third Party Liability Claims.
Unit IV : Fire Insurance : Nature and scope of Fire Insurance – Basic Principles – Conditions & Warranties – Right & Duties of Parties – Claims – Some Legal Aspects. Introduction to Agriculture Insurance – History of Crop Insurance in India – Crop Insurance Underwriting, Claims, Problems associated with Crop Insurance – Cattle Insurance in India.
Unit V : Marine Insurance : Nature and Scope – Classification of Marine policies – Insurable interest – Insurable values – Marine insurance and policy – Conditions and express warranties – Voyage deviation – Perils of sea – Loss – Kinds of Loss – The Marine Insurance Act, 1963 ( Sections 1 to 91 ).
Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.