FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2012
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
(PART-I MCQs) 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS: 20
(PART-II) 2 HOURS & 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM MARKS: 80
NOTE: (i) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FIVE questions from PART-II, Selecting at least ONE question from EACH SECTION. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
SECTION-I (QANUN-E-SHAHADAT ORDER, 1984)
Q. 2. Whether sole testimony of a victim is sufficient to convict a person? Describe the principle of competency of woman witness, and exceptions, if any. Also please quote relevant law where necessary. (16)
Q. 3. What are the facts which need not be proved? Are there any exceptions? Give examples. (16)
Q. 4. When the statement by a person who cannot be called as witness becomes relevant? (16)
SECTION-II (CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE, 1898)
Q. 5. What are the powers and duties of ‘Justices of the Peace’? Who are ex-officio Justices of the Peace? (16)
Q. 6. Explain the law of Complaints to Magistrates. Can a complaint be dismissed? Give two distinguishing points between a Complaint and an FIR. (16)
Q. 7 Grant of exemption is exception to the rule that criminal trial has to take place in presence of accused? Describe in the light of sections 205 and 540-A of the Code of Criminal Procedure. What are distinguishing points between these two provisions? (16)
SECTION-III (PAKISTAN PENAL CODE, 1860)
Q. 8. What are different kinds of punishments provided under the Pakistan Penal Code? Explain their nature briefly. (16)
Q. 9. Define and distinguish ‘criminal misappropriation of property’ and ‘criminal breach of trust’. (16)
Q. 10. Define and explain briefly: (4+4+4+4=16)
(i) Wrongful gain (ii) Wrongful loss (iii) Dishonestly (iv) Fraudulently