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IAS Previous Year Indian Polity Questions – Lecture – 25 – STHAAPNA Series

Consider the following statements

1.The highest criminal court of the district is the Court of District and session judges.

2.The District Judge are appointed by Governor in consultation with the High Court.

3.A person to be eligible for appointment as District Judge should be an advocate or pleader of seven years standing or more, or an officer in judicial service of the Union and the State.

4.When the Session Judge awards death sentence it must be confirmed by the High Court before it is carried out.

Which of the statements given above are correct? (2004)

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2, 3 and 4

(c) 3 and 4

(d) All of these


According to the Constitution of India, the term ‘District Judge’ shall not include (1996)

(a) Chief Presidency magistrate

(b) Session Judge

(c) Tribunal Judge

(d) Chief Justice of a small court


With reference to National Legal Services Authority consider the following statements: (2013)

1.Its objective is to provide free and competent legal services to the weaker section of the society on the basis of equal opportunity.

2.It issues guidelines for the State Legal Services Authorities to implement the legal programmes and schemes throughout the country.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


With reference to Lok Adalats, which of the following statements is correct? (2010)

(a) Lok Adalats have the jurisdiction to settle the matters at pre-litigative stage and not those matter pending before any court

(b) Lok Adalats can deal with matters which are civil and not criminal in nature

(c) Every Lok Adalat consists of either serving or retired judicial officers only and not any other person

(d) None of the statements given above is correct


Consider the following

1.Disputes with mobile cellular companies

2.Motor accident cases

3.Pension cases

For which of the above are Lok Adalats held? (2005)

(a) Only 1

(b) 1 and 2

(c) Only 2

(d) All of these


With reference to Lok Adalats, consider the following statements (2009)

1.An award made by a Lok Adatal is deemed to be a decree of a civil court and no appeal lies against thereto before any court.

2.Matrimonial/Family disputes are not covered under Lok Adatal.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


The concept of Public Interest Litigation originated in (1997)

(a) The United Kingdom

(b) Australia

(c) United States

(d) Canada


In India, Judicial Review implies (2017)

a)the power of the Judiciary to pronounce upon the constitutionality of laws and executive orders.

b)the power of the Judiciary to question the wisdom of the laws enacted by the Legislatures.

c)the power of the Judiciary to review all the legislative enactments before they are assented to by the President.

d)the power of the Judiciary to review its own judgements given earlier in similar or different cases.

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