CLAT Sample Paper CLAT Sample Paper-10

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    Principle No legal remedy exists for an injury caused by an act for which one has consented
    Facts Vijay, a cricket enthusiast purchases a ticket to watch the one day international cricket match between India and Australia, organized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). As he is absorbed in watching the exploits of Sachin Tendulkar, a ball struck for a six by the latter hits Vijay on his body and injures him. Vijay sues BCCI for reimbursement of the medical bill he paid for treatment of the injury.

    A)  Vijay should be compensated as he purchased the ticket to get entertainment and not to get injured

    B)  Vijay would lose as he voluntarily exposed himself to the risk

    C)  BCCI is liable as it did not ensure that the spectators were protected from the risks of such injuries

    D)  None of the above

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Volenti non-fit injuria means that a person has no legal remedy for the injury caused by an act to which he voluntarily exposed himself.

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