Code of Civil Procedure, Evidence Act, ADR – AIBE Syllabus Details Part 2

Code of Civil Procedure, Evidence Act, Alternative Dispute Redressal, Arbitration Act - Detailed syllabus - All India Bar Exam - AIBE

This series consists of seven articles, which expand the complete syllabus for the AIBE – All India Bar Exam.

1. Constitutional Law, IPC, CrPC – Part 1

2. Code of Civil Procedure, Evidence Act, ADR – Part 2

3. Family Law, PIL, Administrative Law – Part 3

4. Professional Ethics, Company Law, Environmental Law – Part 4

5. Cyber Law, Labour & Industrial Law, Law of Torts – Part 5

6. Taxation Laws, Contract Law, Negotiable Instruments, Property Law – Part 6

7. Land Acquisition Act, Intellectual Property Laws – Part 7

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C.P.C (Code of Civil Procedure) – 10 questions

CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE

Study of procedural law is important for a Law student. This course is designed to acquaint the students with the various stages through which a civil case passes through, and the connected matters. The course also includes law of limitation.

The course shall endeavour to familiarise the students with the case papers (like plaints, written statements, Interlocutory applications, etc.) involved in civil cases and touch upon the provisions of Evidence Act wherever necessary.

Topics Covered

Civil Procedure Code Introduction; Distinction between procedural law and substantive law- History of the code, extent and its application, definition; Suits: Jurisdiction of the civil courts- Kinds of jurisdiction-Bar on suits- Suits of civil nature (Sec.9); Doctrine of Res sub judice and Res judicata (Sec. 10, 11 and 12); Foreign Judgment (Sec. 13, 14); Place of Suits (Ss. 15 to 20); Transfer of Cases (Ss. 22 to 25).

Institution of suits and summons: (Sec. 26, 0.4 and Sec. 27, 28, 31 and O.5); Interest and Costs (Sec. 34, 35, 35A, B); Pleading: Fundamental rules of pleadings- Plaint and Written Statement- Return and rejection of plaint- Defences- Set off- Counter claim; Parties to the suit (O. 1): Joinder, misjoinder and non-joinder of parties- Misjoinder of causes of action- Multifariousness.

Appearance and examination of parties (O.9, O.18) – Discovery, inspection and production of documents (O.11 & O.13) – First hearing and framing of issues (O.10 and O.14) – Admission and affidavit (O.12 and O.19) – Adjournment (O.17) – Death, marriage-Insolvency of the parties (O.22) – Withdrawal and compromise of suits (O.23) – Judgment and Decree (O.20); Execution (Sec. 30 to 74, O.21): General principal of execution- Power of executing court- Transfer of decrees for execution- Mode of execution- a) Arrest and detention, b) Attachment, c) Sale.

Suits in particular cases; Suits by or against Governments (Sec. 79 to 82, O.27); Suits by aliens and by or against foreign rulers, ambassadors (Sec. 85 to 87); Suits relating to public matters (Sec. 91 to 93); Suits by or against firms (O.30); Suits by or against minors. and unsound persons (O.32); Suits by indigent persons (O.33); Inter-pleader suits (Sec. 88, O.35); Interim Orders; Commissions (Sec. 75, O.26); Arrest before judgment and attachments before judgment (O.38); Temporary injunctions (O.39); Appointment of receivers (O.40); Appeals (Ss. 90 to 109, O.41, 42, 43, 45); Reference- Review and Revision (Ss. 113, 114, 115, O.46, O.46); Caveat (Sec. 144.A)- Inherent powers of the court (Ss. 148, 149, 151).

 

Evidence Act – 8 questions

The law of Evidence has its own significance among Procedural Laws. The knowledge of law of Evidence is indispensable for a lawyer. The course is designed to acquaint the students with the rules of evidence in relation to relevancy of facts and proof.

In addition they are introduced to law relating to production of evidence. The course teacher shall familiarize the students with appreciation of evidence and use innovative techniques like simulation exercises wherever necessary.

Topics Covered :

Distinction between substantive and procedural law- Conceptions of evidence in classical Hindu and Islamic Jurisprudence- Evidence in customary law systems (Non-state law)- Introduction to the British ‘Principles of Evidence’- Legislations dealing with evidence (other than Indian Evidence Act) with special reference to CPC, Cr.P.C., Bankers Book Evidence Act, Commercial Document Evidence Act, Fiscal and revenue Laws- Salient features of the Indian Evidence Act, 1861, Applicability of the Indian Evidence Act.

Central Conceptions in Law of Evidence – Facts – Facts in issue and relevant facts- Evidence- Circumstantial and direct evidence- Presumptions, proved, disproved, not proved- Witness- Appreciation of evidence. Relevancy of Facts- Facts connected with facts in issue-Doctrine of Res gestae; Sections 6, 7, 8 and 9 of Evidence Act- Evidence of Common Intention-Section10, Relevancy or otherwise irrelevant facts- Facts to prove right or custom (Section13)-Facts concerning state of mind/state of body or bodily feelings (Sections 14 and 15) – Relevancy and admissibility of admissions, privileged admissions- evidentiary value of admissions (Sections 17 to 23).

Relevancy and admissibility of confessions- Admissibility of information received from an accused person in custody- Confession of co-accused (Sections 24 to 30) – Admitted facts need not be proved (Section 58); Dying declaration- Justification for relevance- Judicial standards for appreciation of evidentiary value-Section 32 (1) with reference to English Law -Other statements by persons who cannot be called as witnesses- (Sections 32(2) to (8), 33)- Statement under special, circumstances (Sections 34 to 39); Relevance of judgments- General principles – Fraud and collusion (Sections 40 to Sec. 44); Expert testimony: General principles (Sections 45-50) – Who is an expert- Types of expert evidence – Problems of judicial defence to expert testimony.

Character evidence- Meaning – Evidence in Civil Criminal cases; English Law (Sections 52-55)- Oral and documentary Evidence -Introduction on Proof of facts- General principles concerning oral; Evidence (Sections 59-60)- General principles concerning documentary; Evidence (Sections 61-90)- General principles regarding exclusion by evidence (Sections 91-100). UNIT-IV Burden of Proof- The general conception of onus probandi (Section 101)- General and special exception to onus probandi (Sections 102-106)- The justification of presumption and burden of proof (Sections 107 to 114) with special reference to presumption to legitimacy of child and presumption as to dowry death- Doctrine of judicial notice and presumptions. Estoppel: Scope of Estoppel – Introduction as to its rationale (Section 115)- Estoppel distinguished from Res judicata – Waiver and Presumption- Kinds of Estoppel- Equitable and Promissory Estoppel- Tenancy Estoppel (Section 116).

Witness, Examination and Cross Examination: Competence to testify (Sections 118 to 120)-Privileged communications (Sections 121 to 128)- General principles of examination and cross examination (Sections 135 to 166)- Leading questions (Sections 141- 145)- Approver’s testimony (Section 133)- Hostile witnesses (Section 154)- Compulsion to answer questions (Sections 147, 153)- Questions of corroboration(Sections 156-157)- Improper admission of evidence.

 

Alternative Dispute Redressal including Arbitration Act – 4 questions

Today alternative disputes resolution systems have become more relevant than before both at local, national and international levels. Certain of the disputes, by nature are fit to be resolved through specific method of resolution. Each of these dispute resolution systems involves different style of planning and execution. The skills involved are also different as also preparation. This course trains the students in ADRs. The course teacher shall administer simulation exercises for each of the methods.

Topics Covered :

Different methods of dispute resolution; Inquisitorial method; Adversarial method; Other methods- both formal and informal- like Arbitration, Conciliation, Negotiation, Mediation, etc.; Advantages and disadvantages of above methods; Need for ADRs; International commitments; Domestic needs; Suitability of ADRs to particular types of disputes; Civil Procedure Code and ADRs

Arbitration: Meaning of arbitration; Attributes of arbitration; General principles of arbitration; Different kinds of arbitration; Qualities and qualifications of an arbitrator; Arbitration agreement and its drafting; Appointment of arbitrator; Principal steps in arbitration; Arbitral award; Arbitration under Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

Conciliation: Meaning; Different kinds of conciliation- facilitative, evaluative, court- annexed, voluntary and compulsory; Qualities of a conciliator; Duties of a conciliator; Role of a conciliator; Stages of conciliation; Procedure; Conciliation under statutes- Industrial Disputes Act, 1947; Family Courts Act, 1984; Hindu Marriage Act, 1955; Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

Negotiation: Meaning; Different styles of negotiation; Different approaches to negotiation; Phases of negotiation; Qualities of a negotiator; Power to negotiate.

Mediation: Meaning; Qualities of mediator; Role of mediator; Essential characteristics of the mediation process – voluntary, collaborative, controlled, confidential, informal, impartial & neutral, self-responsible; Different models of mediation; Code of conduct for mediators.

This series consists of seven articles, which expand the complete syllabus for the AIBE – All India Bar Exam.

1. Constitutional Law, IPC, CrPC – Part 1

2. Code of Civil Procedure, Evidence Act, ADR – Part 2

3. Family Law, PIL, Administrative Law – Part 3

4. Professional Ethics, Company Law, Environmental Law – Part 4

5. Cyber Law, Labour & Industrial Law, Law of Torts – Part 5

6. Taxation Laws, Contract Law, Negotiable Instruments, Property Law – Part 6

7. Land Acquisition Act, Intellectual Property Laws – Part 7

AIBE XIII (13) Mock Tests - Sample Papers & Previous Papers Online Practice Pack :
  • Nine Previous AIBE Question Papers - AIBE IV to AIBE XII (2014 to 2018)
  • Fifty Full-Length AIBE XIII (13) Mock Tests - Sample Papers  from a Question Bank of over 9500 AIBE specific questions
  • Fifty Mini-Mock Tests - 25 Questions each, for quick practice sessions
  • Each Mock test - Sample Papers can be attempted unlimited number of times for consistent practice
  • This practice pack is complete online and can be accessed anytime - anywhere via Smart phones, Laptops, Desktops and Tablets
  • Note : No hard-copies are included.
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Code of Civil Procedure, Evidence Act, ADR – AIBE Syllabus Details Part 2
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