Past Papers  Law of Evidence and Legal Ethics

Paper# 1

Subject: Law of Evidence and Legal Ethics

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Max Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions in all & selecting FOUR questions from Part-I & ONE from Part-II, All questions carry equal marks.

 

PART-I (Qanun-e-Shahdat Order, 1984)

Q#1. Who is competent to testify and how many witnesses are required in various legal proceedings for establishing rights and liabilities?

Q#2. What is meant by admission? When an admission Is allowed to be utilized in favor of the party making it?

Q#3. Sometimes the prosecution has to carry out identification parade for identification of accused persons. Discuss the circumstances and the manner in which it should be conducted?

Q#4. Dying declaration is an important piece of evidence. Discuss the law as to it its admissibility and evidentiary value in criminal cases?

Q#5. Character of any party has nothing to do with his case unless the same is fact in issue. Discuss the relevant provisions of the QSO for admissibility of character evidence in civil and criminal cases?

Q#6. Oral evidence is excluded by documentary evidence to prove the terms of written contracts and dispositions of properties. Discuss the circumstances when oral evidence is admissible for removal of doubts and clarification of documentary evidence?

Q#7. How many kinds of judgments are there in the QSO and to what extent they are admissible to prove various facts?

Q#8. Discuss in detail examination in chief, cross examination and re-examination?

PART-II (Legal Ethics)

Q#9. An advocate is expected not to share the communications made to him by his client. Are there some legal provisions on this matter in the QS0? Analyze them in detail?

Q#10. Advocates are an important part of our legal system. What qualities a good advocate should possess to play his role effectively?

 

 

 

 

 

Paper# 2

Subject: Law of Evidence and Legal Ethics

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Max Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions in all & selecting FOUR questions from Part-I & ONE from Part-II, All questions carry equal marks.

 

PART-I (Qanun-e-Shahdat Order, 1984)

Q#1. An advocate is expected not to share the communications made to him by his client. Are there some legal provisions on this matter in the QSO? Analyze them in detail?

Q#2: Discuss the law as to competency of an accomplice as a witness? Can his evidence be accorded any credence without corroboration or not?

Q#3: Define confession? Discuss the circumstances in which it has been declared to be inadmissible and to what extent?

Q#4: What is an expert opinion? Elaborate on the relevant provisions of the QSO for its admissibility?

Q#5: Discuss the principle of estoppel as mentioned in the QSO and how its concept has been reinvigorated under the banner of promissory estoppel?

Q#6: What is meant by primary and secondary evidence? In what circumstances, secondary evidence is declared to be admissible?

Q#7: Discuss the provision dealing with the facts not otherwise relevant become relevant with particular reference to the plea of alibi?

Q#8: What is meant by a leading question? When and how it can be asked?

PART-II (Legal Ethics)

Q#9: Legal ethics is the most ignored aspect of the legal profession. Discuss its general principles?

Q#10: What are the rights and duties of an advocate under the legal system prevalent in our country?

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