Syllabus of FY LL.B (CBS)

  • FY LL.B

    Credit Based System

    The KSKV Kachchh University has adopted credit based system by the academic year 2011-2012. The New pattern has been implemented by the university to follow the direction of the Government of Gujarat. The three year LL.B programme consists of a number of courses. The following are the various categories of courses suggested for the three year

    LL.B programme
    • Core Courses (CCs)
    • Elective Courses
    • Foundation skills Courses
    • Soft Skill Courses

    Foundation and Soft skill courses are meant to develop the student’s communicative skill and Social Awareness. Core Courses are the basic courses compulsorily required for each of the programme of study. This will be related to the subject of the programme in which the candidates gets his degree. This programme covers all the mandatory requirements of Legal Education Rules 2008 of Bar Council of India.


    First Year LL.B Semester I

    Course Subjects
    Core Course 101 Law of Tort including Motor Vehicle Accident and consumer Protection Act
    Core Course 102 Criminal Law Paper I (General Principal of Penal Law)
    Core Course 103 Criminal Law Paper II (Specific Offences)
    Core Course 104 Law of Contract
    Core Course 105 Special Contract
    Foundation Corse 106 F Constitutional History of India
    Soft Skill Course107K Use of Law Journals & Legal Software

    Internship

    Students shall go for 12 weeks internship during the entire period of legal studies under NGOs, Trial and Appellate advocates, Judiciary, Legal Regulatory Authorities, Law firms, Companies, Local Self Government and other such bodies where law is practiced either in action or in dispute resolution or in Management.

    Four week internship for each year during the programme is mandatory. Students shall keep internship diary (Journal) in a prescribed form and same shall be evaluated by Guide in Internship and also a core faculty member of staff. Total marks shall be assessed in the sixth semester of programme.

    Examination System

    The University will conduct the final examination at the end of each semester. The mark of each paper is divided by 70:30 basis. The Institute will carry 30 marks for each subject. The Presentation, Assignment and Multiple Choice Questions are to be considered for purpose of 30 marks weight age.

    Result under CBS

    The result will be declared by the University as a Grade. The grade is awarded to the students according to his/her performance during the programme. No one will be awarded ‘F’ but given ‘D’ as he or she has dropped the programme.

  • Core Course 101

    Law Of Tort Including MV Accident & Consumer Protection Laws Syllabus

    General Principles of Tort
    • Tort : Definition, Distinction from Crime, Breach of Contract etc., Nature, Scope and object of Tort, who may sue? Who may not be sued?
    • Damnum sine Injuria, Injuria Sine Demnumn
    • Volenti non fit Injuria, ubi jus ibi remedium
    • Vicarious Liability : Basis, scope, Justification, Different types
    • Extinguishment of Liability in Tort
    • Justification in Tort, defences to the defendants
    Torts against person, property, Freedom & Reputation
    • Trespass to person : Assault, Battery, Mayhem, False Imprisonment
    • Torts affecting Property (Movable & Immovable) : Trespass, Traspass ab initio etc.
    • Torts related to Reputation (Defamation) & personal relations
    • Torts affecting person & Property : Nuisance, Negligence, Fraud
    • Third party liability of owner under the Motor Vehicles Act
    Principles of Liability in Torts and Legal Remedies
    • Principle of Strict Liability : Ryland V. Fletcher case with exceptions
    • Principle of Absolute Liability : Bhopal Gas Disaster case and Shree Ram Food Gas Leakage Case
    • Remoteness of damage – foresee ability and directness Injunction Specific restitution of property
    • Extra–legal remedies – self–help, re-entry on land, re-caption of goods, distress damage feasant
    Concept of Consumer & Consumer Protection Act
    • Consumer : Definition,
    • Services : Types of services, Deficiency- meaning,
    • Commercial & Professional Services, Medical Services
    • Denial of Services
    • Consumer Protection Councils
    • Consumer Disputes Redressal Agencies : District Forum, State Commission & National Commission, Judicial Review
    Suggested Reading
    • Salmond and Heuston – On the Law of Torts (2000) Universal, Delhi
    • D.D. Basu. The Law of Torts (1982), Kamal , Calcutta.
    • D. M. Gandhi Law of Toprt (1987) Eastern, Lucknow
    • P.S. Achuthan Pillai, The Law of Tort (1994) Eastern, Lacknow
    • Ratanlal & Dhirajlal.. The Law of Torsts (1997) , Universla, Dehi.
    • Winfield and Jolowiz on Tort 9199) , Sweet and Maxwell, London.
    • Saraf, D. N. Law of Consumer Protection In India (1995), Tripathi, Bomaby.
    • Avtar Singh. The Law of Consumer Protection, Principles and Practice (2000), Eastern Book Co. Lucknow.
    • J. N. Barowalia, Commentary on Consumer Protection Act, 1986 (2000), Universal Delhi.
    • P. K. Majundar, The Law of Consumer Protection In India (1998), Orient Publishing Co. New Delhi.
    • R.M. Vats, Consumer and the Law 91994) , Universal, Delhi.
    • Winfield and Jolowiz on Tort (1999), Sweet and Maxwell London.
    • Saraf, D. n. Law of Consumer Protection In India (1995), Tripathi, Bombay.
    • Avtar Singh, The Law of Consumer Protection Principles and Practice (2000) Eastern Book Co. Lucknow
    • J. N. Barowalia, Commentary on Consumer Protection Act, 1986 (2000) Universal Delhi.
    • P. K. Majundar. The law of Consumer Protection In India (1998), Orient Publishing Co . New Delhi.
    • R. M. Vats, Consumer and the Law (1994) Universal, Delhi.
    • Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 : Eastern Book Company
    • A. P. Mathur’s Law Relating to Motor Vehicles : Eastern Book Company (Revised by Justice G. C. Mathur(Retd.)
  • Core Course 102

    Criminal Law Paper – I (General Principles Of Criminal Law)

    General
    • Conception of Crime, Stages of Crime, Mens Rea
    • Applicability of the Indian Penal Code : Intra-Territorial Jurisdiction and Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction
    • General Explanations : Public Servant, Wrongful Gain, Wrongful Loss, Valuable Security, Harbour
    • Group Liability
      1. Common Intention
      2. Criminal Conspiracy
    • Abetment
    Punishments
    • Theories of punishment
    • Kinds of Punishment
      1. Death Sentence : Constitutionality & Judicial Approach
      2. Life Imprisonment
      3. Imprisonment : Simple and Rigorous, Solitary Confinement
      4. Forfeiture of Property
      5. Fine : Rules imposing fine
    • Discretion in awarding punishment
    General Defenses
    • Mental Incapacity, Minority, involuntary intoxication and Insanity as a defence
    • Right of Private Defence : Justification and limits
    • When private defence extends to causing of death to protect body and property?
    • Necessity
    • Mistake of facts
    Offences Relating to Public Tranquality
    • Unlawful Assembly
    • Rioting
    • Affray
    • Common Object
    • Distinction between Common Object & Common Intention
    Offences against State, giving of false evidence, etc.
    • Offences against State
      1. Wagging war against the Government of India etc.
      2. Sedition
    • Giving/fabricating false evidences : Offences & Punishment
    • Offences relating to election
    • Offences by or against Public Servants
    Suggested Reading
    • Kenny’s Outlines of Criminal Law – Universal Law Publishing Co. 19th Edi.
    • Russell on Crime – Universal Law Publishing Co. (2 Volumes) 12th Edi.
    • K. D. Gaur, Criminal Law Cases and Materials (1999) Butterworths, India
    • Ratanlal & Dhirajlal’s Indian Penal Code Butterworths Wadhwa, Nagpur
    • K. D. Gaur, A text Book on the Indian Penal Code (1998) Universal Delhi.
    • P. S. Achuthan Pillai, Criminal Law (1995) Eastern, Lacknow
    • B. M. Gandhi , Indian Penal Code (1996) Eastern, Nagpur.
  • Core Course 103

    Criminal Law Paper – II

    Offences against Human Body - I
    • Culpable Homicide
    • Murder : Ingredients and exceptions
    • When Culpable Homicide is Murder?
    • Suicide : Attempt punishable as offence & its Constitutionality
    • Causing death by rash or negligent Act
    • Death caused by consent of the deceased – euthanasia and surgical operation : Constitutionality
    Offences against Human Body - II
    • Hurt, Grievous Hurt
    • Criminal Force, Wrongful Restraint, Wrongful Confinement
    • Kidnapping : Types, Abduction
    Offences against Property
    • Theft & Extortion, Robbery, Dacoity
    • Criminal Misappropriation, Criminal Breach of Trust, Mischief
    • Cheating : types, Forgery and Making false documents
    • Defamation : Exceptions
    • Criminal Intimidation, Attempt to commit offence
    Offences against Women
    • Rape : Custodial Rape, Relevancy of Consent,
    • Intercourse by man with his wife : When Rape, Un-natural offence
    • Dowry Death, Cruelty by Husband or Relatives of Husband
    • Offences relating to marriage
    • Outraging modesty of woman
    Suggested Reading
    • Kenny’s Outlines of Criminal Law – Universal Law Publishing Co. 19th Edi.
    • Russell on Crime – Universal Law Publishing Co. (2 Volumes) 12th Edi.
    • K. D. Gaur, Criminal Law Cases and Materials (1999) Butterworths, India
    • Ratanlal & Dhirajlal’s Indian Penal Code Butterworths Wadhwa, Nagpur
    • K. D. Gaur, A text Book on the Indian Penal Code (1998) Universal Delhi.
    • P. S. Achuthan Pillai, Criminal Law (1995) Eastern, Lacknow
    • B. M. Gandhi , Indian Penal Code (1996) Eastern, Nagpur.
  • Core Course 104

    Law Of Contract

    General Principles of Law of contract
    • Agreement and contract definitions, elements and kinds Proposal, Communication and revocation – proposal and invitation for proposal – floating offers
    • Acceptance – their various forms, essential elements
    • Consideration –its need, meaning, kinds, essential elements
    • Capacity to Contract
    Capacity to contract & Free Consent
    • Minor, Age of Majority, Nature of minor’s agreement & effects thereof, Accessories supplied to a minor, Agreement beneficial and detrimental to a minor
    • Free consent –its need and definition, Effects of force, coercion & undue influence on contract
    • Mistake : definition – kinds- fundamental error mistake of law and of fact – their effects
    • Legality of objects
      1. Unlawful Agreements: Kinds and effects thereof
      2. Void Agreements, Uncertain Agreements, Wagering Agreements, Illegal & Void Agreements
    Discharge of Contract & Quasi-Contracts
    • Various modes of discharge of contract and effects thereof
    • Anticipatory Breach of Contract
    • Impossibility of performance – specific grounds of frustration – application to leases- theories of frustration – effect of frustration – frustration and restitution, by period of limitation
    • Rescission and alteration – their effect- remission and waiver of performance – extension of time – accord and satisfaction
    • Quasi-contracts or certain relations resembling those created by contracts, Quantum Meruit
    Specific Relief Act
    • Persons against whom specific enforcement can be ordered
    • Rescission and cancellation
    • Injunction : Temporary and Perpetual
    • Declaratory orders
    • Discretion and power of court
    Suggested Reading
    • Beasten (Ed), Anson’s Law of Contract (2yth ed. 1998)
    • P. S. Atiya, Introduction to the Law of Contract 1992 reprint ( Claredon Law Series)
    • Avtar Singh, Law of Contract (2000) Eastern Lucknow
    • G. C. Cheshire, and H. S. Fifoot and M. P. Formston Law Contract (1992) ELBS with Butterworths.
    • M. Krishnan Nair, Law of Contract, (1998)
    • G.H. Trinel , Law of Contract Sweet & Maxwell ( 1997 Reprint)
    • R.K. Abichandani (ed), Pollock and Mulla on the Indian contract and the Specific Relief Act (1999), Tripathi
    • Benerjee S.C. Law of Specific Relief (1998) Universal
    • Anson, Law of Contract (1998) Universal
    • Dutt on Contract (2000) Universal
    • Anand and Aiyer, Law of Specific Relief (1999) Universal.
  • Core Course 105

    Special Contract

    Indemnity and Guarantee
    • Indemnity : concept, Need for indemnity, definition
    • Methods of creating indemnity obligations
    • Commencement, Nature and extent of liability of the indemnifier
    • Situations of various type of indemnity creations, Documents/ agreements of indemnity, Nature of indemnity clauses
    • Guarantee : Concept, essentials for a valid guarantee contract
    • Rights & Liabilities of Surety
    Bailment, Pledge and Agency
    • Bailment : Essential Features, Rights & duties of Bailor & Bailee
    • Pledge : Definition Righes and duties of Pawnee, who can pledge?
    • Agency
      1. Definition, Essentials, kinds of agents, creation of Agency
      2. Relations of Principal and Agent : Rights and duties of Agent
      3. Relations of Principal with Third Parties
      4. Methods of termination of Agency Contract
      5. Liabilities of Principal and Agent before and after termination of Agency Contract
    Sale of Goods Act
    • Contract of sale : Concept, Essentials, Implied Terms
    • Rule of Caveat Emptor
    • Conditions and Warrantees
    • Transfer of title and passing of risk
    • various rules regarding delivery of goods
    • Unpaid Seller and his rights
    Partnership Act
    • Partnership : Nature, Scope, Definition, Kinds of Partnership
    • Rights and duties of Partners, Liabilities of Partners
    • Registration of Firm, Effect of non-Registration
    • Dissolution of firm and its effects
    • Liability of Partners under the Limited Liability Partnership Act
    Suggested Reading
    • Beasten (Ed), Anson’s Law of Contract (2yth ed. 1998)
    • P. S. Atiya, Introduction to the Law of Contract 1992 reprint ( Claredon Law Series)
    • Avtar Singh, Law of Contract (2000) Eastern Lucknow
    • G. C. Cheshire, and H. S. Fifoot and M. p. Formston Law Contract (1992) ELBS with Butterworths.
    • M. Krishnan Nair, Law of Contract, (1998)
    • G.H. Trinel , Law of Contract Sweet & Maxwell ( 1997 Reprint)
    • R.K. Abichandani (ed), Pollock and Mulla on the Indian contract and the Specific Relief Act (1999), Tripathi.
    • Benerjee S.C. Law of Specific Relief (1998) Universal
    • Anson, Law of Contract (1998) Universal
    • Dutt on Contract (2000) Universal
    • Anand and Aiyer, Law of Specific Relief (1999) Universal.
    • Partnership Act : Pollock and Mulla
  • Foundation 106 F

    Constitutional History Of India

    Constitutional History of India
    • Government of India Act, 1935 : Federal Government, Federal Court and Provincial Government
    • The Cripps Mission, 1942, Cabinet Mission
    • Mountbatten Plan, 1947
    Framing of the Constitution of India
    • Indian Independence Act, 1947 : Main Features
    • Framing of the Constitution of India
    Committees to draft the Constitution of India
    • Constituent Assembly, Chairman, members and their contribution,
    • Drafting Committee, Chairman, members and their contribution,
    • Final Draft and adoption of the Constitution of India
    Suggested Reading
    • D. D. Basu : Introduction to the Constitution of India
    • G. N. Singh : Landmark in Indian Constitutional & National Development
    • V. D. Kulshreshtha’s Landmarks In Indian Legal & Constitutional History, Eastern Book Co.
    • J. N. Pandey : Constitutional Law of India
    • Keith : Constitutional History in India
    • M. P. Jain : Indian Constitutional Law
    • M. V. Pylee : Constitutional History of India
    • Shiva Rao : Framing of the Constitution of India (Vols. 1-4)
    • V. N. Shukla : Constitution of India
    • Dutt on Contract (2000) Universal
  • Soft Skill 107 K

    Use of Law Journals and Legal Software

    Requirements of Legal Journalism & Basic about Law Journals
    • Code of Ethics of Legal Journalism (Adopted at the Stockholm Symposiums,1991)
    • Legal Reasoning & its Importance
    • Importance of Law Journals in the legal profession
    Use of Law Journals and importance thereof
    • Format of Law Journals, Types of Law Journals
    • Art of finding relevant judgments from Law Journals
    • How to read a Judgment : Significance of Minority and Majority views
    Legal Software : General Information and use
    • Various types of Legal Softwares : General Information
    • Court Case : Commenting and Reporting, Crime Reporting
    • Legal Software : Operating System, Utility Programme, upgradation & Installation
    Suggested Reading
    • Nandan Kamath :- Law Relating to Computers and Internet, Universal Law Publishing Co.
    • Allan M. Gahten :- Internet : Law and Legal Profession
    • Kant D. Stuckey :- Internet and online law (4th Edi)
    • Michoel D. Rostoker :- Computer Jurisprudence and Legal Responses to the Information Revolution
    • Rega Rao :- Use of computer, Interned for Law students & Legal Profession (Asia Law Book House, Hyderabad)
    • Baxi Upendra :- Legal Education in 21st Century

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