Past Papers Legal Drafting & Interpretation of Statutes

Paper# 1

Subject: Legal Drafting & Interpretation of Statutes

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Max Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions in all & selecting TWO questions from Part-I & II each and ONE from Part-III. All questions carry equal marks.

 

PART-I (Conveyancing)

Q#1. Draft a Deed of Rent regarding commercial Plot.

Q#2: Draft a Sale Deed.

Q#3: Draft a general “Power of attorney.”

Q#4: What do you mean by “Conveyancing”? Discuss in detail.

PART-II (Pleadings)

Q#5: Discuss in detail the general rules of Pleadings.

Q#6: Draft a Plaint in a suit for “Partition of Land.”

Q#7: Draft a written statement on behalf of the defendant to the above plaint.

Q#8: Draft a written statement on behalf of the defendant in a suit for recovery of damages on account of Malicious Prosecution.

Part-III [interpretation of Statutes]

Q#9: Discuss in detail the “Golden Rule of Interpretation”.

Q#10: An offender cannot be punished twice for the same offence. Discuss in detail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper# 2

Subject: Legal Drafting & Interpretation of Statutes

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Max Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions in all & selecting TWO questions from Part-I & II each and ONE from Part-III. All questions carry equal marks.

 

PART-I [Conveyancing]

Q#1. Draft a Simple Mortgage Deed.

Q#2: Hassan owns a house at Islamabad while Talib owns an agricultural land at Lahore. Both the properties are of equal value. Draft a deed of exchange for them.

Q#3: Draft a “Promissory Note” and a “Receipt”.

Q#4: Draft a deed of “Waqaf Alal Aulad”.

PART-II [Pleadings]

Q#5: Madiha has deserted her husband Majeed and is not willing to rejoin him. Majeed wants to institute a suit for the restitution of conjugal rights. Draft a plaint it for him.

Q#6: Draft a plaint in a suit for dissolution of marriage on the basis of “Khula”.

Q#7: Draft a draft a plaint in a suit for specific performance of agreement of sale regarding a commercial Plot.

Q#8: Draft a written statement on behalf of the defendant to the above plaint.

Part-III [Interpretation of Statutes]

Q#9: Right of appeal is the creation of statute and this right can only be taken away by the legislature. Discuss in detail.

Q#10: What are the powers of the court to do justice or redress a wrong if there be no express provision in a statute to meet the requirements of a case?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper# 3

Subject: Legal Drafting & Interpretation of Statutes

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Max Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions in all & selecting TWO questions from Part-I & II each and ONE from Part-III. All questions carry equal marks.

 

Part-I [Conveyancing]

Q#1. What do you mean by “Conveyancing”? Discuss in detail. (

Q#2: Draft a deed of “Dissolution of Partnership”.

Q#3. Hassan owns a house in Lahore while Rizwan owns agricultural land in Gujrat. Both the properties are of equal value. Draft a “Deed of Exchange” for them.

Q#4. Draft a “Simple Mortgage Deed”.

Part-II [Pleadings]

Q#5. Draft a plaint in a suit for redemption of mortgaged land.

Q#6. Draft a plaint in a suit for possession through specific performance of the agreement to sell a house.

Q#7. Draft a plaint in a suit for dissolution of partnership and rendition of accounts.

Q#8. Draft a written statement on behalf of the defendant in the above suit.

Part-III [Interpretation of Statutes]

Q#9. What are the powers of the court to do justice or redress a wrong if there are no express provisions in a statute to meet the requirements of the case?

Q#10. Discuss in detail the “Golden Rule of Interpretation”.

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