Syllabus of ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR ADVISORY WING – MCQs – PPSC

Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR (ADVISORY WING) IN LAW & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

SYLLABUS

PAPER-I

COMMUNICATION SKILLS (Subjective + Objective) (100 Marks)

Objective:      To test English language skills.

Mode:                The Paper shall be subjective as well as objective.

CONTENTS:

English

  • English Essay Preferable on Legal topic
  • Knowledge of English Grammar and skills (MCQs based)

PAPER-II

DRAFTING SKILLS (Subjective) (100 Marks)

Objective:      To assess that the applicants possess drafting skills and familiarity with approaches to legislative drafting.

Mode:                the Paper shall be subjective and problem-based.

CONTENTS:

Part-I

  • Type of legislative instruments and their relationship; Constitution, statutes Rules, Regulations, by-laws rules under the Constitution and Statutory codes of Conduct.
  • Modern legislative and drafting techniques
  • Essentials of Bills/Ordinances
  • Legislative powers of the parliament and Provincial Assemblies and Interpretation of Statues
  • Punjab General Clauses Act, 1956

Part-II

  • Drafting a Bill based on a given legislative policy
  • Drafting rules based on an existing statute

PAPER-III (Subjective + Objective)

CONSTITUTIONAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW (100 Marks)

OBJECTIVE: To assess that the applicants have an understanding of the constitution and Administrative law and possess the knowledge of established principles of interpretation of constitutional and administrative law.

Mode: The paper shall be subjective as well as objective and problem-based.

Contents:

Part-I

Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan except for legislative powers

Part-II

Administrative Law

  • Delegated legislation: Principles and controls (Legislative and Judicial)
  • Administrative discretion: principles, controls, and safeguards
  • Judicial review of administrative action
  • Finality of administrative action (ouster clauses); concept and effect
  • Judicial decisions and principles of Natural Justice
  • Doctrines of ultra vires and promissory estoppel
  • Law of Writs

PAPER-IV

CIVIL & CRIMINAL LAW (100 Marks) (Subjective + Objective)

OBJECTIVE: To assess the professional knowledge of and insight into civil and criminal law.

Mode: The paper shall be subjective as well as objective and problem based.

Contents:

Part-I

Civil Law (50 Marks)

  • Contract & Torts
  • Principles of Equity
  • Company Law
  • Land laws (ownership, possession, leases, license, easements, grants)
  • Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act
  • Service Laws

Part-II

Criminal Law (25 Marks)

  • Fair trail
  • Power of the Police to Investigate
  • Trial Procedures
  • Prosecution
  • Sentencing

Part-III (25 Marks)

A case Study with questions designed to assess the ability of the candidate to analyze legal issues

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AND VIVA VOCE

  • Psychological Assessment
  • Viva Voce
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