LAW GAT Past Papers (Test Paper 2)

LAW Graduate Assessment Test ( LAW GAT) is a compulsory test for enrolling as an advocate in the District Bar Associations of Pakistan. We have arranged Law GAT Past Papers (Test Paper 2) here. Law GAT is held every 3 months. The test comprises MCQs of Constitution, Jurisprudence, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Qanoon-e-Shahadat, and English language. You can also apply for LAW GAT when the date announces by visiting this link.

This is the 2nd test paper of LAW GAT. You can view Test paper 1, Test Paper 3, Test paper 4, and Test paper 5 also.

LAW GAT Past Papers Test Paper 2

The following are the questions for Law GAT Test Paper 2.

LAW GAT CONSTITUTION

LAW GAT Past Papers question about Constitution:

1. No person shall hold the office of President for more than:
(a) Three consecutive terms
(b) Four consecutive
(c) Two consecutive terms
(d) Five consecutive terms
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2. The National Assembly shall unless sooner dissolved, continue for a term of:
(a) 5 years
(b) 6 years
(c) 4 years
(d) 3 years
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3. All decisions of the National Assembly shall be taken by:
(a) 2/3rd of the Members
(b) Majority of the Members present and voting
(c) 1/3rd of the Members
(d) 3/4th of the Members
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4. Quorum required for the National Assembly is:
(a) 1 / 4th of the Members present
(b) 1 / 4th of the total Membership
(c) 1 / 3rd of the total Membership
(d) 1 / 5th of the total Membership
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5. Senate shall consist of:
(a) 87 Members
(b) 63 Members
(c) 104 Members
(d) 100 Members
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6. The term of the Members of the Senate shall be:
(a) 5 years
(b) 4 years
(c) 3 years
(d) 6 years
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7. Under the local government plan 2000 local government is formed at:
(a) Two levels
(b) Three levels
(c) Four levels
(d) None of them
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8. Name the Assembly which passed Act of One Unit merging all the provinces of West Pakistan into one unit?
(a) 1st elected Assembly
(b) 2nd Constituent Assembly
(c) 1st Constituent Assembly
(d) A special Committee for Internal Affairs

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9. Under which article of the Constitution a Supreme Judicial Council was established:
(a) 119
(b) 230
(c) 185
(d) 209
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10. Judges may be removed by:
(a) Federal Shariat Court
(b) Supreme Court
(c) High Court
(d) Supreme Judicial Council
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11. The American Declaration of Independence was issued in:
(a) 1772
(b) 1776
(c) 1781
(d) 1787

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12. The federal government of the USA came into existence on:
(a) April 30, 1787
(b) May 27, 1 788
(c) June 27, 1788
(d) April 30, 1789
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13. In 1787 the original constitution was drafted by a convention held at:
(a) Philadelphia
(b) Washington
(c) Chicago
(d) New York
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14. The King or Queen is the:
(a) Patron in Chief of the Church of England
(b) Head of the Church of England
(c) Representative of the Church of England
(d) Custodian of the Church of England
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15. 9th Amendment in United States Constitution took place on ___
(a) 15th December 1791
(b) 15th December 1791
(c) 15th December 1791
(d) 15th December 1791

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16. The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran 1979 abolished the Constitution of
(a) 1914
(b) 1906
(c) 1923
(d) 1932
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17. The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran was enforced on
(a) 03rd December 1979
(b) 23rd December 1979
(c) 13th December 1979
(d) 15th December 1979
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18. The draft constitution published by the provisional government of Mehdi Bazargan in June 1979 was modeled on the:
(a) Constitution of the USSR
(b) Constitution of the USA
(c) Constitution of Pakistan
(d) Constitution of the French Fifth Republic
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19. Another outstanding principle of the American constitution is:
(a) Separation of powers
(b) Concentration of powers
(c) Uniform distribution of powers
(d) None of these

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20. President Johnson put forward:
(a) Dual federalism
(b) Cooperative federation
(c) Central orientated federalism
(d) None of these
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LAW GAT JURISPRUDENCE

LAW GAT Past Papers question about Jurisprudence:

21. The philosophy of natural law does not see the law as an emanation of nature but as a social necessity that reflects universal principles grounded on the nature of human beings.
(a) True
(b) False
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22. Positivism studies law in the sense of norms produced by the people who are entitled to create them, irrespective of the democratic nature of the law-making institutions. Positivism does not look to social, historical, political, or moral dimensions of the law.
(a) True
(b) False
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23. Can the principles of natural law vary in time?
(a) Yes, the principles of natural law can change to accommodate technological/ideological/geopolitical changes (for example, the changing position of women, decolonization, and the rights of minority groups) >
(b) Yes, the principles of natural law theory can be deducted from a given legal system because they are regular occurrences in positive law. As such, they change alongside the system in question
(c) No, they are immutable and eternal
(d) None of these

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24. What is the status of a law that deviates from natural law principles?
(a) It is valid, though unjust
(b) It is invalid
(c) It is valid
(d) None of these
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25. Are natural law theories teleological?
(a) Yes, they see the law as a device to promote the state of perfection towards which we are advancing as a society
(b) Yes, they see the law as a way to control those that act in contradiction with society achieving its higher purpose
(c) No, they are concerned with ensuring that positive law respects morality on a day-to-day basis
(d) Both a & b are correct answers

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26. Is there a duty to disobey an unjust law?
(a) Yes, in all circumstances
(b) No, obedience to the law is paramount
(c) Yes, if disobedience will not lead to social instability or civil unrest
(d) None of these
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27. False accusation of Zina is sin and the punishment of it is mentioned in the 58th ayat of Surah Ahzab. In which ayat(s) in Qur’an, it is mentioned that Zina is haram?
(a) 15th ayat of Surah Al-Nisa
(b) 16th ayat of Surah Al-Nisa
(c) 3rd ayat of Surah Al-Nisa
(d) All of these
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28. The order(s) of Zakat is/are mentioned in:
(a) Ayat 19 of Surah Kahf
(b) Ayat 3 and 43 of Surah Baqarah
(c) Ayat 60 of Surah Tauba
(d) All of these
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29. Name the mosque of Madina where the Holy Qur’an was recited the first time?
(a) Nabvi
(c) Quba
(c) Nabuzdeeq
(d) Qiblatain
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30. Which ayat of Surah Baqarah refers to a partnership among the people?
(a) 270
(c) 275
(b) 273
(d) 280
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31. Which sahabi was honored as Tarjaman-ul-Qur’an?
(a) Hazrat Umer (R.A.)
(b) Hazrat Usman (R.A.)
(c) Hazrat Abdullah bin Abbas (R.A.)
(d) None of these
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32. Name the only man who is mentioned in the Qur’an by his patronymic name?
(a) Abu Lahab
(b) Umer
(c) Usman
(d) Abu-Abbas

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33. A gift of immovable property which is in the occupation of the tenants may be completed by:
(a) A request by the donors to the tenants to attorn to the done
(b) Delivery of title deed or by a mutation in the Revenue Register
(c) Landlord’s Sherista
(d) All of the above
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34. A gift by father or other guardians to a minor:
(a) Shall also require the transfer of possession
(b) Shall not require the transfer of possession, in all cases
(c) Shall not require the transfer of possession, but shall be completed only with the establishment of bonafide intention to give the property
(d) None of the above

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35. A gift to a minor or lunatic by a person other than his father or guardian shall complete:
(a) By delivery of possession to the father or guardian
(b) By delivery to minor, who has attained discretion
(c) a & b
(d) None of the above
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36. The claim of pre-emption can be revised only by:
(a) 2 classes of persons
(b) 3 classes of persons
(c) 4 classes of person􀂺
(d) 5 classes of persons

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37. The claim of pre-emption can be raised by:
(a) A co-sharer in the property
(b) A participator in immunities and appendages
(c) Owners of adjoining immovable property
(d) All of the above
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38. The right of pre-emption arises only out of a:
(a) Valid sale
(b) Complete sale
(c) Bona fide sale
(d) All of the above

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39. The right of pre-emption is lost if the pre-emptor:
(a) Enters into a compromise with the buyer
(b) Acquiesces in the sale
(c) Offers the buyer to purchase at the sale price
(d) a & b
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LAW GAT CIVIL LAW

LAW GAT Past Papers question about Civil Law:

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41. Every decree for the payment of money may be executed by the:
(a) Detention in the prison of the judgment debtor
(b) Attachment and sale of property of the judgment debtor
(c) Both of the above
(d) All of the above
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42. A review could be filed under section:
(a) 111 of C. P.C, 1908
(b) 112 of C.P.C, 1908
(c) 113 of C.P.C, 1908
(d) 114 of C.P.C, 1908
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43. The subject of “Revision” comes under the purview of the section:
(a) 114 of C.P.C, 1908
(b) 115 of C.P.C, 1908
(c) 116 of C. P.C, 1908
(d) 117 of C.P.C, 1908

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44. The property which shall be liable to attachment and sale in execution of a decree is listed in section:
(a) 57 of C.P.C, 1908
(b) 58 of C.P.C, 1908
(c) 59 of C.P.C, 1908
(d) 60 of C.P.C, 1908
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45. A Public Officer may be exempted from arrest and personal appearance under section:
(a) 80 of C.P.C, l 908
(b) 81 of C.P.C, 1908
(c) 82 of C.P.C, 1908
(d) 83 of C.P.C, 190

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46. No consideration, No contract is the rule of law__
(a) True
(b) False
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47. A quasi-contract is:
(a) Is a contact
(b) Is an agreement
(c) Has only a legal obligation
(d) ls not any of these

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48. ln case, where a proposal and it as acceptance is not made by words and are inferred from the conduct of the parties They are known as:
(a) Implied offers
(b) Expressed Offers
(c) Specific Offers
(d) General Offers
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49. A contract where there is a mistake as to law of the land is voidable when one party was induced by another.
(a) True
(b) False
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50. Which Section of the Punjab Civil Courts Ordinance, 1962 deals with Appeals from District Judges or Additional District Judges?
(a) 17
(b) 19
(c) 18
(d) 20

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51. Any suit for public nuisance, under section 91, may be instituted by:
(a) Attorney General of Pakistan
(b) Advocate General
(c) Two or more persons having obtained the written consent of the advocate General
(d) B & C
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52. An appeal shall be:
(a) From any decree passed by any court exercising original jurisdiction
(b) From an original decree passed ex-parte
(c) From the decree passed by the court with the consent of the parties
(d) a & b
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53. The barring of certain appeals to the Supreme Court comes under the purview of the section:
(a) 110 of C.P.C, 1908
(b) 111 of C.P.C, 1908
(c) 109 of C.P.C, 1908
(d) 108 of C.P.C, 1908
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54. Under section 115(2) a District Court may exercise the power of:
(a) Review
(b) Revision
(c) Appellate Tribunal
(d) None of the above
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55. Attachment of property is covered under Order XXI, rules:
(a) 41-51 of C.P.C, 1908
(b) 41-48 of C.P.C, 1908
(c) 41-57 of C.P.C, 1908
(d) 41-50 of C.P.C, 1908
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56. Any person from or through whom an application drives his right to apply is called:
(a) Plaintiff
(b) Defendant
(c) Respondent
(d) Applicant

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57. Bill of exchange includes:
(a) Hundi only
(b) A cheque only
(c) a & b
(d) None of the above
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58. Whereby a person obliges himself to pay money to another is called:
(a) Bill of exchange
(b) Bond
(c) Reciprocal promise
(d) None of the above
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59. Which Section of the Punjab Civil Courts Ordinance, 1962 deals with the Temporary vacancy of the office of Civil Judge?
(a) 21
(b) 23
(c) 22
(d) 24
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60. Which Section of the Punjab Civil Courts Ordinance, 1962 deals with Civil Courts having unlimited jurisdiction regarding value to try suits against the State and its servants in their official capacity?
(a) 21
(b) 23
(c) 22
(d) 24

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LAW GAT CRIMINAL LAW

LAW GAT Past Papers question about Criminal Law:

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61. Arsh denotes the compensation:
(a) To be paid to the victim or his heirs
(b) To the state and victim
(c) To the accused and his heirs.
(d) None of these
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62. ____ denotes a Judge who is empowered by law to act judicially alone, or a body of Judges which is empowered by law to act judicially as a body, when such Judge or body of Judges is acting judicially.
(a) Court of Justice
(b) Judge
(c) Justice
(d) Court
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63. Without exposing the bone of the victim, the accused is said to cause:
(a) Shajjah-i-Damigha
(b) Shajjahai-i-Muatiqlah
(c) Cause Shajjah-i-Khafifah
(d) None of these
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64. Whoever causes the jurh in which the injury extends to the body cavity of the trunk, is said to cause:
(a) Hurt
(b) Jaifah
(c) Shajjah
(d) None of these
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65. The arsh for causing itlaf of a tooth shall be:
(a) One-twentieth of the diyat
(b) One ten of the diyat.
(c) Equal to the value of the diyat
(d) None of these
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66. Public servant denotes a person namely:
(a) Every Commissioned Officer in the Military, Naval or Air Forces of Pakistan while serving under the Federal Government or any Provincial Government
(b) Every juryman, assessor, or member of a panchayat assisting a Court of Justice or public servant
(c) Every Judge
(d) All of these
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67. “House-Trespass” has been defined in section:
(a) 440 of PPC
(b) 442 of PPC
(c) 443 of PPC
(d) 444 of PPC
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68. “Lurking House” Trespass has been defined in section:
(a) 440 of PPC
(b) 442 of PPC
(c) 443 of PPC
(d) 444 of PPC
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69. Section 445 of PPC deals with:
(a) House Trespass
(b) Criminal trespass
(c) Housebreaking
(d) None of the above
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70. Whoever intending to take dishonestly any movable property of the possession of any person without that person consent, moved the property in order to such taking, is said to commit:
(a) Robbery
(b) Extortion
(c) Theft
(d) None of these
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71. Which Section of Code of Criminal Procedure 1898 deals with the Discharge of a person apprehended?
(a) 63
(b) 60
(c) 62
(d) 61
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72. Any Court may alter or add to its judgment any time before judgment is signed:
(a) Yes
(b) No
(c) Both a & b
(d) None of these
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73. Power of a Magistrate to Sentence to imprisonment in default of fine is contained in Section __ of the Code of Criminal procedure:
(a) 60
(b) 154
(c) 221
(d) 33
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74. Which Section of Code of Criminal Procedure 1898 deals with the Power of the Magistrate to acquit the accused at any stage?
(a) 249-A
(c) 223
(b) 320
(d) 322
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75. Which Section of Code of Criminal Procedure 1898 deals with the Power to try summarily?
(a) 121
(b) 260
(c) 223
(d) 322
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76. According to section 371 of Cr. PC. the copy of the judgment shall be given to the accused:
(a) For one hundred rupees
(b) For fifty rupees
(c) For ten rupees
(d) Free of cost

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77. Where no sum is expressed to which a fine may extend, the amount of fine to which the offender is liable is unlimited but shall not be:
(a) Less than 20,000 rupees
(b) More than 20,000 rupees
(c) Excessive
(d) Deficient
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78. Under Section 221 of the Cr.P.C. every charge shall state:
(a) The history of the accused
(b) Offence of the accused
(c) Offense with which the accused is charged
(d) Nature of the offense
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79. Bail before an arrest is filed in:
(a) The Office of C.O.C
(b) The Court of Sessions Judge directly
(c) The Court through reader
(d) None of these
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80. The proceedings for the collection of evidence conducted by a police officer or by a person other than a magistrate who is authorized by a magistrate in this regard is known as:
(a) Investigation
(b) Enquiry
(c) Judicial Enquiry
(d) None of the above

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LAW GAT QANUN-E-SHAHADAT ORDER, 1984 & PRINCIPLES OF EVIDENCE

LAW GAT Past Papers question about Principle of Evidence and Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984:

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81. Article 9 does not impose any restriction on an advocate from disclosing any communication before the court which:
(a) Is in furtherance of any illegal purpose
(b) ls against the interest of the client
(c) Is any observed fact that the client has committed the offense
(d) a & c
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82. Which Article of Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984 deals with Judgments, etc. other than those mentioned in Articles 54 to 56 when relevant?
(a) 50
(c) 51
(b) 53
(d) 57
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83. A confession made by an accused while in the custody of police is not to be proved against him unless it is made in the immediate presence of:
(a) Officer-in-charge of the police station
(b) Magistrate
(c) Sessions Judge
(d) High Court
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84. All accused persons, including an accomplice, shall be liable to:
(a) Hadd
(b) Criminal proceedings
(c) Cross-examination
(d) Imprisonment
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85. When more than one person is being tried jointly for the same offense, and a confession made by one of such persons is proved, then:
(a) Such confession shall be proof against the persons, making it
(b) The court may take into consideration such confession as circumstantial evidence against such another person
(c) Such confession shall be taken as abatement or an attempt to commit an offense
(d) All of the above
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86. No Magistrate or Police Officer shall be compelled to say whence he got any information as to the:
(a) Planning of an offense
(b) Preparation of an offense
(c) Omission of an offense
(d) Commission of an offense
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87. According to Article 8 of “The Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984”, no Revenue Officer shall be compelled to say whence he got any information as to:
(a) The collection of revenue
(b) The commission of any offense
(c) The commission of any offense against the revenue department
(d) The commission of any offense against the public revenue

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88. Which Article of Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984 deals with Entries in books of account when relevant?
(a) 40
(b) 48
(c) 41
(d) 42
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89. Article 9 of “The Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984” shall also apply to:
(a) Interpreters
(b) Clerks of advocates in writing
(c) Servants of advocates
(d) All of the above
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90. No one shall be permitted to give any evidence derived from unpublished official records relating to any affairs of state, except with the permission of:
(a) Any officer of the concerned department
(b) Officer at the head of the department
(c) Any officer of army above a Brigadier
(d) All of the above
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LAW GAT ENGLISH LEGAL LANGUAGE

91. The violation of constitutional limitations means:
(a) A government functionary commits treason
(b) Consent to be bound by a treaty is rendered invalid
(c) Treaty stands terminated
(d) None of these
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92. Diplomatic asylum means:
(a) Is an exercise of territorial sovereignty
(b) Is derogation from territorial sovereign
(c) Has no concern with territorial sovereignty
(d) None of these
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93. De Factor Recognition is:
(a) Legal Rerogni1 ion
(b) Recognition in principle
(c) Circumstantial Recognition
(d) None of these
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94. __ includes every instrument whereby for the purpose of securing money advanced or to be advanced, by way of loan, or an existing or future debt, or the performance of an engagement, one person transfers, or creates, too, or in favor of, another, a right over or in respect of the specified property
(a) Instrument
(b) Instrument of partition
(c) Marketable security
(d) mortgage-deed
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95. means a bill of exchange drawn on a specified banker and not expressed to be payable otherwise than on demand
(a) banker
(b) bill of exchange
(c) bill of lading
(d) Cheque
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96. What is called a claim by a third party to ownership of goods? It is levied upon under a warrant of execution which is distributed by a creditor?
(a) Interpleader
(b) Decree
(c) Dual
(d) Forclosure
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97. What does mean by Intestate?
(a) Without nationality
(b) Dual
(c) Without leaving a will
(d) Leaving incomplete will
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98. The court is confined to fundamental and jurisdictional questions as doctrine thoroughly established in:
(a) Obsolete writs;
(b) Habeas Corpus proceedings
(c) Mandamus proceedings
(d) Quo-warrants proceedings
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99. When to prevent the breach of an obligation, it is necessary to compel the performance of certain acts which the court is capable of enforcing, the court may in its discretion grant an injunction to prevent the break complained of, and also to compel performance of the requisite acts.” It is called:
(a) Injunction
(b) Perpetual injunction
(c) Interlocutory injunction
(d) Mandatory injunction
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100. Ordinary remedy in case of a public nuisance is a:
(a) Civil action
(b) Contractual action
(c) Constitutional action
(d) Criminal action
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So nice to have this paper. Thanks.

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