PPSC Syllabus of ADDITIONAL SOLICITOR – MCQs

By Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil
Last modified on March 3rd, 2022

ADDITIONAL SOLICITOR and 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 sills (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 the 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 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)

 

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-I

Criminal Law (50 Marks)

  • Fair trail

 

  • Power of the Poice to Investigate

 

  • Trial Procedures

 

  • Prosecution

 

  • Sentencing

 

Part-III (50 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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