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LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 26

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 26

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  1. “The recent Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2011 seeks to replace ‘rape’ by the term ‘sexual assault’ in the IPC and intends to make rape a gender neutral offence in the country.” Examine whether this is appropriate.
  2. “The expression ‘good faith’ has a definite identity in the Indian Penal Code.” Discuss.
  3. The accused was separated from his wife. She was living with his father. The accused was keeping their child with someone else. During the noon of a day, his wife took away the child. The accused, on hearing this, reached her house and quarrelled. Later, the accused and his father-in-law happened to meet at the market. They again quarrelled, grappled with each other. Both fell down. In the heat of passion, the accused stabbed his FIL and he died. Discuss, in the light of legal provisions whether the accused would have any lawful defence in this case.