CLAT Sample Paper CLAT Sample Paper-10

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    Principles I. Negligence is the omission to do something, which a reasonable man would do, breach of which, if it causes damage, makes one liable to the person who suffered loss.
    II. One owes a duty of care to another, if a responsible man can foresee that he will be affected by the breach of duty.
    III. One is not liable, if injured party volunteers to take the risk.
    Facts A cricket match is being held in a stadium. 'X', being unable to afford the ticket price, is viewing the cricket match sitting atop a branch of a nearby tree. When a batsman hits a ball over the boundary the ball in turn hits 'A' and sustains injury on his spinal cord due to fall from the tree.

    A)  The organizers and stadium owners are liable to compensate

    B)  The cricketer, who hits the ball is liable along with the organizers, but the stadium owner is not responsible

    C)  Nobody is responsible

    D)  None of the above

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Volenti non fit injusia meant that a person has no legal remedy for the injury caused by an act which he has consented In this ease nobody is responsible.

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