KLE LLB Syllabus

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KLE LLB Syllabus 2021

Semester II : Contract II 

Unit I : Contract of Indemnity – Documents / Agreements of Indemnity – Definition, Nature and Scope – Rights of indemnity holder – Commencement of the indemnifier’s liability – Contract of Guarantee – Definition, Nature and Scope – Difference between contract of indemnity and Guarantee – Rights of surety – Discharge of Surety – Extent of Surety’s liability – Co – surety. Contract of Bailment – Definition – Kinds – Duties of Bailer and Bailee – Rights of Finder of goods as Bailee – Liability towards true owner – Rights to dispose off the goods. Contract of pledge – Definition – Comparison with Bailment – Rights and duties of Pawnor and Pawnee.

Unit II : Agency – Definition – Creation of Agency – Kinds of Agents – Distinction between Agent and Servant – Rights and Duties of Agent – Relation of Principal with third parties – Delegation – Duties and Rights of Agent – Extent of Agents authority – Personal liability of Agent – Termination of Agency.

Unit III : Indian Partnership Act – Definition – Nature, Mode of determining the existence of Partnership – Relation of Partner to one another – Rights and duties of partner – Relation of partners with third parties – Types of partners – Admission of partners – Retirement – Expulsion – Dissolution of Firm – Registration of Firms.

Unit IV : Sale of Goods Act – The Contract of sale – Conditions and Warranties – Passing of property – Transfer of title – Performance of the Contract – Rights of Unpaid Seller against goods – Remedies for Breach of Contract.

Unit V : Hire Purchase Act 1972 – Rights and Obligation of the Hirer and Owner, Form and contents of Hire Purchase Agreements, Warranties and Conditions – Standard Form of Contracts : Nature, Advantages – Unilateral Character, Principles of Protection against the possibility of exploitation – Judicial Approach to such Contracts – Exemption Clauses – Clash between two standard forms of contracts.

Course II : 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.

Course III : Property Law

Unit I : General principles of Transfer of Property by Act of parties intervivos – 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 create drule 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 IV : 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 V : Family Law – II : Mohammedan Law and Indian Law 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.

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