KARNATAKA STATE LAW UNIVERSITY SYLLABUS COURSES PRESCRIBED FOR 3 YEAR LL. B.

DEGREE COURSE I Semester: Course I Course-II Course-III Course-IV Course-V II Semester: Course-I Course-II Course-III Course-IV Course-V III Semester: Course-I Course-II Course-III Course-IV Course-V IV Semester: Course-I Course-II Course-III Course-IV V Semester: Course-I Course-II Course-III Course-IV VI Semester: Course-I Course-II Course-III Course-IV Course-V Contract-I Constitution Law of Torts Family Law-I: Hindu Law Criminal Law-I: Indian Penal Code Contract-II Company Law Property Law Administrative Law Family Law –II: Mohammedan Law & Indian Succession Act Environmental Law Labour Law Criminal Law-II: Criminal Procedure Code, JJ Act & Probation of Offenders Act Jurisprudence Clinical Course-I: Professional Ethics and Professional Accounting System Public International Law Optional-I: Human Rights Law and Practice / Insurance Law Optional-II: Banking Law / Right to Information Clinical Course-II: Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems Civil Procedure Code and Limitation Act Optional-III: Intellectual Property Rights-I / Penology & Victimology Optional-IV: Interpretation of Statutes & Principles of Legislation / Competition Law Clinical Course-III: Drafting, Pleading and Conveyance Law of Evidence Taxation Optional – V: Intellectual Property Rights-II / White Collar Crimes Optional – VI: Women and Criminal Law & Law relating to child / International Trade Economics Clinical Course-IV: Moot Court exercise and Internship

SYLLABUS PRESCRIBED FOR 3 YEAR LL. B. DEGREE COURSE I SEMESTER: COURSE I: CONTRACT-I: GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CONTRACTS Objectives: Contracts are at the basis of majority of transactions especially transactions dealing with the property. Whether the transaction is in the ordinary course of life or in the electronic world (e-commerce) the general principles governing contracts remain same. For this reason it is very important to introduce the students to the basic principles governing contracts and lay a powerful foundation for their study of other transactional and related laws in higher semesters. Course contents: UNIT – I History – Formation of Contract – Agreement and Contract – Definitions – Classification - Offer and Acceptance – Communication – Revocation – Essential elements – Invitation to Offer – Tenders. Consideration – Nudum Pactum - Essential elements – Privity of Contract and of Consideration – Exceptions – Unlawful Consideration and its effect. Contractual Ability – Electronic Documents as Web Pages – Digital Certificates as Entry Passes – Time and Place of Contract – Secured Custody of Electronic Records. UNIT – II Capacity to Contract – Minor’s Agreements and its effects – Persons of unsound mind – Persons disqualified by Law. Free Consent – Coercion - Undue influence – Misrepresentation – Fraud – Mistake – Legality of Object – Void Agreements – Agreements against Public Policy – Wagering Agreements – Its exceptions – Contingent Contracts. UNIT – III Discharge of Contracts and its various Modes – by performance – Time and place of performance – Performance of reciprocal promises - Appropriation of Payments – Discharge by Agreement – By operation of Law – By frustration (Impossibility of Performance) – By Breach (Anticipatory and Actual). UNIT – IV Remedies for Breach of Contracts – Damages – Remoteness of damages – Ascertainment of damages -Injunction – When granted and when refused– Restitution – Specific performance when granted – Quasi Contracts.

UNIT – V The Specific Relief Act Nature of Specific Relief – Recovery of Possession of movable and immovable Property – Specific performance when granted and not granted – Who may obtain and against whom – Discretionary remedy – Power of Court to grant relief – Rectification of instruments – Cancellation – Declaratory decrees – Preventive relief – Temporary injunctions – Perpetual and Mandatory Injunctions. Government as a contracting party: Constitutional provisions – Government powers to contract – Procedural requirements – Kinds of Government Contracts, their usual clauses, performance of such contract, settlement of disputes and remedies. Prescribed Books: 1. Avtar Singh- Law of Contracts 2. Avtar Singh- Specific Relief Act Reference Books: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Pollock & Mulla- Indian Contract Act P. S. Atiya- Introduction to the Law of Contract G. C. Cheshire- Law of Contract William Anson- Law of Contract Henry Maine- Ancient Law

COURSE-II: CONSTITUTION Objectives: The purpose of the course is to acquaint the students with the Basic Postulates of the Constitution like the Constitutional Supremacy, Rule of law, and Concept of Liberty. Give them a picture of Constitutional Parameters regarding the organization, Powers and Functions of the various Organs of the Government. The emphasis is also on the study of the nature of federal structure and it’s functioning. A critical analysis of the significant judicial decisions is offered to highlight judicial restraint, judicial passivity, judicial activism and judicial balancing. Finally, the students should be able to articulate their independent views over contemporary crucial constitutional issues. Course contents: UNIT-I Salient Features of the Indian Constitution, Preamble, Citizenship, Fundamental Rights. UNIT-II Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Duties, Parliamentary Government, Bicameralism, Legislative Process, Privileges, Council of Ministers, President of India, Governor. UNIT-III

Judicial process under the Constitution, Nature of Judicial Review, Judicial ReviewArts.32, 226 and 227, Court system in India, Judges- Appointments, conditions of service, etc., Advisory Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, Public Interest Litigation, Activism v. Restraint. UNIT-IV Federalism, Center-State Relations, Freedom of Inter State Trade, Methods of Constitutional Amendment, Limitation on Constitutional Amendment. UNIT-V Emergency provisions, Services under the State, State Liability. Prescribed Books: Jain M.P. - Indian Constitutional Law. Reference Books: Seervai H.M. - Constitutional Law of India (3 Volumes). Shukla V.N. - Constitution of India. Basu D.D. - Shorter Constitution of India Basu D.D. - Shorter Constitution of India. Austin Granville- The Indian Constitution: Corner Stone of a Nation COURSE-III: LAW OF TORTS Objectives: This course is designed to study the principles of Tortious liability, the defences available in an action for torts, the capacity of parties to sue and be sued and matters connection there with. Further, this course is designed to study specific torts against the individual and property. With rapid industrialization, inadequacy of the law to protect the individual is exposed. An attempt shall be accorded to the individuals against mass torts and industrial torts. Keeping in the expensive character of judicial proceedings the students should reflect on the alternative forms, and also the remedies provided under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. Course contents: UNIT-I Evolution of law of torts- Nature and scope of law of torts- Meaning- Torts distinguished from Contract- Crime- Development of Ubi jus ibi Remedium- Mental elementsIntention, Motive, Malice in Law and in Fact. UNIT-II General Defences, Vicarious Liability. UNIT-III Negligence; Nuisance; Absolute and Strict liability. Legal Remedies-Awards-Remoteness of damage.

Valiant victims and Lethal Litigation-The Bhopal Case. Privileges and Obligations . Mayhem and False Imprisonment. institutions. Course contents: UNIT – I Introduction . Torts affecting domestic and other rights-Marital Rights. 1986 Prescribed Books: Ratanlal and Dhirajlal. COURSE-IV: FAMILY LAW-I: HINDU LAW Objectives: The knowledge of family laws is important for lawyers. Torts affecting reputation-Libel and Slander.Law of Consumer Protection. Torts against property.Debts – . schools.Evolution of the Institution of Marriage and Family.Law of Torts. etc. UNIT – III Hindu undivided family – Mitakshara Joint Family . UNIT.On Torts. Battery. UNIT – II Marriage and Kinship . Hepple and Mathews. This course is designed to endow the students with knowledge of both the codified and uncodified portions of Hindu law.Law Prior to Hindu Marriage Act -A detailed study of Hindu Marriage Act. Powers. 1990 Salmond. Malicious Civil Action and Abuse of Legal Process.Property under both Schools – Kartha: His Position. menace of dowry. Customary Practices and legislative provisions relating to dowry prohibition. Intimidation and Conspiracy.Maintenance and Alimony. Parental Rights. The course concerns itself with the sources. Reference Books: Winfield and Jolowicz. Torts affecting freedomMalicious Prosecution. 1955 -Matrimonial Remedies .Sources of Hindu Law – Modern and Ancient Importance of Dharma Shastra on Legislation – Two Principal Schools of Hindu Law Application of Hindu Law. maintenance.Law of Consumer Protection in India.Tort: Cases and Materials Baxi Upendra and Danda Amita. N. Contractual Rights. succession. D.The law of Torts.Assault.Concept of Dharma . Avtar Singh .Tort .UNIT-IV Torts against person: Torts affecting body. Saraf . Singh Gurubax.Formation and Incidents .V Consumer Protection Act. Rights to Service.

social relevance of Capital Punishment .Woman’s Property .Historical perspective of traditional Hindu Law relating to Inheritance . Prescribed Books: Paras Diwan – Modern Hindu Law Reference Books: John D. Accessories before the fact.Recent State and Central Amendments to Hindu Succession Act. D. Conceptions of Crime. UNIT – V Law relating to Hindu Minority and Guardianship: Kinds of Guardians.A detailed study of Hindu Succession Act. Punishment. Mayne – Hindu Law Usages Mulla – Principles of Hindu Law Paras Diwan – Law of Adoption. A detailed study of Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act. Distinction between Crime and other wrongs under common Law – Crime and morality distinction – Circumstances when morality amounts to crime .State’s responsibility to detect.Discretion in awarding punishment and minimum punishment in respect of certain offences with relevance to precedents (judgments). legally abnormal persons. UNIT – IV Inheritance and Succession .Alternatives to Capital Punishment . Duties & Powers of Guardians. Indian Penal Code: General Explanation. Stridhana. 1956.Partition and Reunion –Religious and Charitable Endowment. Accessories after the fact.Doctrine of Pious Obligation . Gifts and Testamentary Succession – Wills. Possible parties to the crime: Principal in the I degree. methods of controlling them and the essential principles of criminal liability by a study of a range of offences under the Indian Penal Code. Principles of criminal liability – Actus reus and mens rea (also statutory offences) and other maxims. Principal in the II degree. compulsion. Sections 53 – 75. UNIT – II . Sections 6 – 33 and 39 – 52A. intoxication. M. Course contents: UNIT – I General Principles of Crime. 1956. Variations in liability – Mistake. Derrett – Hindu Law – Past and Present COURSE-V: CRIMINAL LAW-I: INDIAN PENAL CODE Objectives: This course is designed to understand the meaning of crime. Maintenance: Traditional Rights and Rights under Hindu Adoption & Maintenance Act 1956. Ministry Guardianship’s custody J. control and punish crime.

. References Books: K.Defamation (Sections 499 – 502). D. Offences against the public tranquility: Sections 141 – 160. Offences relating to coins and Government Stamps: Sections 230 – 263A. marital rape Prevention of immoral traffic .Offences relating to document and property marks (Sections 463 – 480) .Criminal Law.Offences relating to marriage (Sections 493 – 498 A) . Offences relating to weights and measures: Sections 260 – 294A.Criminal Trespass (Sections 441 – 462) .Criminal breach of trust . Prescribed Books: Rathanlal and Dhirajlal: Indian Penal Code. Offences relating to religion: Section 295 – 298. S.A Text Book on the Indian Penal Code P.General Exceptions: Sections 76 – 106. This course equips the students to better appreciate the legal services required in a corporate office so that he can enhance his relevance as a lawyer in society.Hurt. Criminal intimidation and annoyance and attempt to commit such offences (Sections 506 – 511). Gaur .Receiving of stolen property – Cheating . Offences relating to election: Sections 171A – 171. Grievous Hurt . Criminal act by several persons or group: Sections 34 – 38.Prohibition of indecent representation of women . robbery and dacoity .Prevention of sati . False evidence and offences against public trust: Sections 172 – 229.Criminal Misappropriation of property .Unnatural offences. Kenny’s Outlines of English Criminal Law. Contempt of lawful authority and public servants: Sections 172 – 190. Abetment: Sections 107 – 120. UNIT – V Mischief (Sections 425 – 440) . injuries to unborn children Exposure of infants. UNIT – III Offences affecting human life.Wrongful restraint Wrong confinement . Glanville Williams – Criminal Law II SEMESTER: COURSE-I: CONTRACT-II Objectives: In the society wherein all major ventures are getting corporatised. Abduction . UNIT – IV Kidnapping. Criminal Conspiracy: Sections 120A & 120B.Fraudulent deeds and disposition of property (Sections 378 – 424). concealment of birth . causing miscarriage. This law is contained in several legislations apart from the Indian Contract Act.Criminal force and Assault (Sections 299 – 358). Achuthan Pillai . a law student should acquaint himself with the knowledge of special contracts apart from equipping himself with general principles of contract.Slavery and forced labour – Rape: custodial rape. Offences against State: Sections 121 – 130. theft.

Form and contents of Hire Purchase Agreements. Advantages – Unilateral Character.Course contents: UNIT – I Contract of Indemnity – Documents/Agreements of Indemnity . P. Warranties and Conditions .Standard Form of Contracts: Nature.Indian Contract Act . UNIT – III Indian Partnership Act – Definition – Nature.Rights of indemnity holder – Commencement of the indemnifier’s liability – Contract of Guarantee – Definition. K .The Law of Partnership in India Saharay H. Nature and Scope . Contract of pledge – Definition – Comparison with Bailment – Rights and duties of Pawnor and Pawnee UNIT – II Agency – Definition – Creation of Agency – Kinds of Agents – Distinction between Agent and Servant – Rights and Duties of Agent – Relation of Principal with third parties – Delegation – Duties and Rights of Agent – Extent of Agents authority – Personal liability of Agent – Termination of Agency.Definition.Law of Contract Hire Purchase Act Reference Books: Pollock and Mulla .Law of Contract J. Nature and Scope – Difference between contract of indemnity and Guarantee – Rights of surety – Discharge of Surety – Extent of Surety’s liability – Co-surety. Principles of Protection against the possibility of exploitation – Judicial Approach to such Contracts – Exemption Clauses – Clash between two standard forms of contracts. Prescribed Books: Avtar Singh . Verma . Mode of determining the existence of Partnership – Relation of Partner to one another – Rights and duties of partner – Relation of partners with third parties – Types of partners – Admission of partners – Retirement – Expulsion – Dissolution of Firm – Registration of Firms. Contract of Bailment – Definition – Kinds – Duties of Bailer and Bailee – Rights of Finder of goods as Bailee – Liability towards true owner – Rights to dispose off the goods.Indian Partnership and Sale of Goods Act Krishnan Nair . UNIT – IV Sale of Goods Act – The Contract of sale – Conditions and Warranties – Passing of property – Transfer of title – Performance of the Contract – Rights of Unpaid Seller against goods – Remedies for Breach of Contract UNIT – V Hire Purchase Act 1972 – Rights and Obligation of the Hirer and Owner.

Companies Act.V FEMA Act. UNIT .Corporation Finance: Principles and problems.Anson . S. Competition Act. Shah . Taxman’s Company Law.Law of Contract Avtar Singh . the corporate management. Brief introduction to BPO & LPO Prescribed Books: Taxman’s Corporate Laws. 2002.IV SEBI Act. Kuchal. In view of the important developments that have taken place in the corporate sector. Brief analysis of corporate ethics. Parts I and II. UNIT – III Issue of Shares – Types of Shares – Debentures – Procedure for allotment of shares and debentures – share capital – Rights and privileges of shareholders – Preventions of Oppression and Mismanagement – Different modes of winding up of companies. This course aims to impart the students. Singh and S. 1999. Gupta .Sale of Goods Act Mulla . D. management and other activities of the companies. 1992. Avtar Singh . C. P. possible abuses. . UNIT . Important regulations pertaining to the issue of shares and the capital raising have come into force.Lectures on Company Law. 1956 and Rules. 1956 – Corporate Personality and its kinds – Promoters – Registration and Incorporation – M O A UNIT – II AOA – Prospectus – Directors – Meetings – Role of Company Secretary – Dividends. control. Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act. Reference Books: Ramaiah.Company Law.Sale of Goods Act S. Course contents: UNIT – I The Companies Act. the remedies and government regulation of corporate business and winding up of companies.Law of Partnership COURSE-II: COMPANY LAW Objectives: The course is designed to understand the formation.

gift and actionable claims will also be undertaken.Improvements made by bonafide holderDoctrine of Lis pendens. Sanjiv Agarwal .Operation of Transfer. Rajiv Jain . UNIT – II Doctrine of election. mortgage. Singhania – Foreign collaborations and Investments in India – Law and procedures. Exchange: Definition and mode.Bharat’s guide to Indian capital.mode of transfer.Company Law. UNIT – IV Sale of immovable property: Rights and liabilities of seller and buyer before and after completion of sale.Conditions restraining alienation and restrictions repugnant to the interest created. the ‘nature of property rights’ and the general principles governing the transfer of property.vivos. UNIT – III Mortgages of Immovable property: Definition. COURSE-III: PROPERTY LAW Objectives: The focus of this course in on the study of the concept of ‘Property’.rule against perpetuity and exceptions. D.Company Law. A detailed study of the substantive law relating to particular transfers.universal gifts.transfer by ostensible and co-owner.Priority of securities.Corporate Image in India. Gower . Course contents: UNIT – I General principles of Transfer of Property by Act of parties inter. lease. Pennington .creation of lease. The course also includes an exposure into the concept of trust. Sen – New Horizons in company law. Roy. . K.Priority of rights.Kinds of mortgages and their featuresRights and liabilities of mortgagor and mortgagee. C.meaning. Gifts: Scope. Joyant M Thakur – Comparative Analysis of FEMA – FEMA Act. Kulshreshta.Guide on foreign collaboration – Policies & Procedures.Y.Transferable Immovable Property.Fraudulent transfer and part-performance.Vested and Contingent interest.Direction for accumulation.Marshalling and contribution. L.Scope.Concept and meaning of immovable property.onerous gifts.rights and liabilities of lessor and lesseeDetermination and holding over.Towards a philosophy of Modern Corporation. D. 1999 with FERA.Apportionment.Persons Competent to transfer . exchange.Government regulation of financial management of private corporate sector in India.Actionable Claims. Leases of immovable property: Definition.Rent paid to holder under defective title.Difference between sale and contract for sale.Charges. such as sale. S. Majumdar.

by laying down general norms of administrative behaviour. This course will deal with the nature.Disabilities of Trustee.Parliamentary control over delegated Legislation. Prescribed Books: Mulla – Transfer of Property Act. regulation of discretionary powers and general principles of Administrative adjudication.UNIT – V Law of Trusts with Fiduciary Relations: Definitions of Trust and its comparison with other relationships like Debt. UNIT –II Legislative power of the administration.Vacating the office of trustee and Extinction of Trusts. Reference Books: Subbarao – Transfer of Property Shah – Principles of the Law of Property Shukla – Transfer of Property Act Menon – Property Law M.Relation with Constitutional LawSeparation of powers and concepts.Appointment of Trustees. Tandon – Indian Trust Act. The Focus is on their role in protecting the rights of individuals against abuse of administration. scope and functions of Administrative Law. Ownership. P. This course further deals with the role played by courts in the development of Administrative Law.Counsil d’ Etate.Administrative direction and discretion. Course contents: UNIT – I Evolution.Sub-delegation. In addition adjudicatory powers of the administration and liability of administrative authorities are also studied in this course. Administrative Law is concerned with controlling the misuse of public power.Rights and Liabilities of the Beneficiary.Judicial. Agency and Contract. (French system) Classification of Administration Action.Extent of delegation and control over delegated Legislation.Creation of Trust. Tandon – Indian Trust Act. COURSE-IV: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Objectives: One of the perennial problems of the civilized society is to control the exercise of public power. . 1882. the nature and control of delegated legislative power. Bailment.Nature and Scope of Administrative Law.functions. M. Kinds of Trusts.Duties and Liabilities of TrusteesRights and Powers of Trustees. P.Rule of law.

P.Administrative Law. De Smith .Doctrine of Proportionality.Promissory Estoppel-Government Privileges. void and irregular marriage .Right of information. succession. classification of marriage . COURSE-V: FAMILY LAW –II: MOHAMMEDAN LAW AND INDIAN SUCCESSION ACT Objectives: The knowledge of family laws is important for lawyers. maintenance. etc.UNIT . UNIT –V Corporations and Public undertaking. Wakf. Course contents: UNIT-I Development of Islamic Law: Advent of Islam & development of Muslim Law.Accountability and responsibility.Judicial Review of Administrative Action. Sathe . Schools of Islamic Law.Doctrine of Accountability. Reference Books: Wade . P. the Shariat Act.Problems and ProspectivesAdministrative deviance. object. P. Principles and Procedure . Concept of Marriage: Definition.Exception to principles of Natural Justice. In addition the students have to familiarize themselves with the provisions of the Indian Succession Act.Principles of Natural justiceEffect of non-compliance with principles of Natural Justice.Administrative Law.Legal effects of valid. menace of dowry. Jain & S.Principles of Administrative Law. essential requirements of a Muslim marriage. schools.Muta marriage. UNIT-II . S. UNIT – IV Judicial control of Administrative action – Writs. Contract. N. Child marriage.Administrative Law. Dower.Ombudsman in India (Lokpal and Lokayuktha) . I.Liability of State – Torts. Sources of Islamic law. Pre-emption.Commission of Enquiry. 1937.Mal-administration. This course is designed to endow the students with knowledge of both the codified and uncodified portions of Mohammedan Law.Public Law Review and Private Law Review of Administration action.Nature of procedure. Jain . The course concerns itself with the sources. Massey . Customary practices and State regulation: Polygamy.Doctrine of Legitimate expectation.Central Vigilance Commission.III Judicial power of Administration. Prescribed Books: M. institutions.Parliamentary CommitteesCivil services in India.Control mechanism of Accountability. nature.Corruption.Waiver.

and its functions. D. kinds of legacies .Parsis Intestate succession and Non Parsis Intestate succession. B. UNIT-IV Will and Inheritance: Will-Meaning.Constitution. The course is designed towards these objectives.Law of Intestate and Testamentary Succession. Indian Divorce Act. Custody. Muslim law of Inheritance. and precautionary principle. It is essential to sensitise the students to environmental issues and the laws.A review under Muslim law. UNIT-V Wills – Privileged and unprivileged wills . Tahir Mohamood .Domicile .Conversion and its consequences on family: Marriage. D. Guardianship and parental rights. 1973. Paras Diwan . Paras Diwan . A. Probate and letters of administration.Outlines of Mohammedan Law. Mitra . Prescribed Books: Mulla . Guardianship. Distribution of property under Indian Succession Act of 1925(Of Christians. difference between will and gift. powers and duties of executor.Family Law: Law of Marriage and Divorce in India. 1984. The law in practice is to be analysed and evaluated.Muslim Law and the Constitution. A. A. Maintenance of divorced Muslim Women under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act. void wills. M.Mohammedan Law. Alimony and Maintenance: Alimony and Maintenance as an independent remedy. Will made in death bed or during illness.Bar to matrimonial relief. carrying capacity. Need for Uniform Civil Code. Succession certificate. Indian Divorce Act. 1925.Principles of Mohammedan Law. 1869(Amended Act) Nullity of marriage . Bhattachargee . sustainable development. maintenance and education. provisions under the Criminal Procedure Code.Construction of Wills in brief . Family Courts Act. polluter pay principles are to be appreciated. The important principles in the field like inter-generation equity. 1869 – Bare Act III SEMESTER: COURSE-I: ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Objective: Environmental problems have attained alarming proportions.1869. 1986. UNIT-III Matrimonial Remedies under Islamic Law and Indian Divorce Act. Succession.Void bequests. . Reference Books: B.Indian Succession Act. A Fyzee .Shia and Sunni schools.Article 44 of Indian Constitution. Child and Family: Legitimacy. Basu . powers.Law of Succession. Parsis and Jews).Protection of property of the deceased.

The Water Act.Experimentation on animals .Utilization of flora and fauna .C. 1981 .Forest Policy . 1980 .C. Common Law aspects of Environmental Protection. laws on waste.Environmental Law and Its Policy in India.Control on Marine Pollution.Legal and Ethical issues . 1974 .Population and Development. Environment Impact Assessment.Problems in Legal regulation of medicinal plants .The plant varieties Act .) .Riparian rights and prior-appropriation. UNIT – IV Prevention and Control of Pollution: Pollution of Water. Environment Protection Rules.Water Policy. ECO-Mark.Pollution of Air. Modalities of control..Wetland Conservation. disposal and its control .Wildlife Protection Act. From Stockholm to Johannesburg Declaration (Rio) and Role of Government Five year Plans . Lal’s commentaries on Water and Air Pollution laws along with Environment (Protection) Act and Rules. Environmental Audit.Disposal of Waste.Polluter pays principle Precautionary principle . Conflicting dimensions. 1986. Traditions.National and International Perspectives .Evolving of new Principles .P.Environmental Law in India /Cases. Armin Rosencranz . 3. Cr. Prescribed Books: 1.Role of Judiciary on Environmental issues .P.Public trust doctrine.Trans-boundary Pollution hazards & Regulation. P. Leelakrishnan .III International Law and Environmental Protection: International conventions in the development of Environmental Laws and its Policy . Remedies under other Laws (I.Noise Pollution and its control.Course contents: UNIT – I The Idea of Environment: Ancient and Medieval Writings. Natural and Biological Sciences – Perspectives: Modern concept. 1986 including. UNIT – II Environmental Policy and Law: Environmental Policy : Pre & Post Independence Period.From Stockholm to recent conventions (Special Emphasis on Major conventions & Protocols) . Public Participation in Environmental decision making. recent issues -Environment and sustainable development .V Environment Protection Act.P.Conservation strategy . UNIT . Constitution and Environment: Right to Environment .Constitutional provisions on Environment and its Protection .Forest Conservation Act. UNIT . Noise Pollution control order .Prevention of Cruelty against animals . Conservation of Natural Resources and its Management. 2. Regulation on Bio-Medical Waste. Biological Diversity and Legal Order: Bio-diversity and Legal regulation . C. Legal Control. The Air Act. Environment information. Sources. public hearing. 1972 .C. Coastal Zone Regulation. .Genetic Engineering .

the objectives underlying the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act. Further.Environmental Law. Further. Restrictions on the right of the employer- . III and IV Adjudication and Arbitration. safety and welfare of the workmen and social assistance and social Insurance Schemes under various legislations are to be emphasised. Course contents: UNIT. 1947: Lay-off –Retrenchment-Closure . The main theme underlying the Programme is to critically examine the provisions in the Trade Unions Act.S. COURSE-II: LABOUR LAW Objectives: In this course.Workman. Definition and law relating to Appropriate Government. Sanjay Upadhyay and Videh Upadhyay . 1923. 1948. Shantha Kumar. 1947: Historical Aspects-Master and slave relationship-Industrial revolution-Laissez-faire state-Impact of Constitution on Labour provision. the machineries contemplated under the provisions of the Industrial Disputes Act for the prevention and settlement of Industrial Disputes. Authorities under the Act (Chapter II) to be read with chapters II B. Further.Introduction to Environmental Law.Handbook on Environmental Laws. The importance of ensuring the health. Strikes and Lock-out UNIT –II Industrial Disputes Act. 2.I.I Introduction to Law of Industrial Disputes Act. 3. the students are to be acquainted with the Industrial relations framework in our country. 1946 and Disciplinary Enquiry for Misconduct are to be studied with a view to acquaint misconduct and the procedure to be followed before imposing punishment for misconduct alleged and established.Reference Books: 1.Industry-Industrial Dispute. the objectives underlying the Factories Act. its importance and also constitutional basis for the same in India. 4. 1926. S.1952 are to be studied with a view to acquaint the students with various rights and benefits available to the workmen under the legislations. Relevant Bare Acts/Notifications.Unfair Labour Practices and Role of Government. the machinery provided for protecting the interests of workers. It is necessary to know the concept of social security. Act.Award and settlement. Simon Ball Stuart Bell . Further. the employees provident fund Act.1948. the students are to be acquainted with Social Security Frame-work prevailing in our Country. E. The main theme underlying the Programme is to critically examine the provisions in the Workmen’s Compensation Act. the importance of the maintenance of Industrial peace and efforts to reduce the incidence of Strikes and Lockout and Industrial Strike are to be emphasised.

working hours and determination of wages and claims The Factories Act. Labour Law and Labour Relations Published by Indian Law Institute. 1948: Corporation. 1961. Safety.its essential features. The Maternity Benefit Act. 1952: Employees Provident Fund Scheme and Authorities. P . 1948.Labour and Industrial Laws. Adjudication of disputes and Claims. COURSE-III: CRIMINAL LAW –II: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE. Standing Committee and Medical Benefit Council. JUVENILE JUSTICE (CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN) ACT. Penalties. Immunity enjoyed by the Union.Fixation of minimum rates of wages . Recovery of money due from an employer. 1958. 1970 . Miscellaneous. Benefits. Srivastava K.Its object and its essential features. Workmen’s Compensation Act.Industrial Disputes Act Vol. UNIT-V The Minimum Wages Act. The Employees Provident Fund Act. section 11-A and sections 33. Contributions. I and II. D .Chapter IIA-Notice of change. The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act.33A. Cancellation and Registration of Trade Unions. 1926: Salient features of the enactment and important definitions Registration of Unions.Labour Laws S. Amalgamation of Unions.Social Security and Labour Laws. V Giri . Reference Books: Malhotra O. 1947. 1946 and Disciplinary Enquiry UNIT-III Trade Unions Act. Madhavan Pillai . N Mishra . C Srivastava . 1973. 1923: Emergence of the legislation-Total and partial disablement –Dependent-Workman-Wages-Liability of the employer to pay compensation and right of the workman to receive compensation-Accident “Arising out of and in the course of employment”-Occupational disease-Doctrine of ‘Added peril’ UNIT –IV Labour Welfare Legislations: The Employees State Insurance Act. V. 2000 AND PROBATION OF OFFENDERS ACT. Funds of the Union. Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act. .Its object and its scope. Health and Welfare measures.Labour problems in Indian Industry.Commentaries on Industrial Disputes Act. Prescribed Books: S.

IV Miscellaneous 1. 4. Compounding of offences and plea bargaining. Irregular proceedings. Judgment. The students will also undertake the study of two cognate Acts as a part of this course viz. Commencement of proceedings. 2. Types of trial and Features of a fair trial UNIT . Execution. Preliminary pleas to bar trial . In additions the course teacher shall endeavour to familiarise the students with the case paper like FIR. their duties. Bail. 2. Dismissal of complaints. Limitation of taking cognizance. Magisterial Powers to take cognizance.. 3. The course will acquaint the student with organisation of the functionaries under the Code. Appeals. Security for keeping peace and good behaviour. charge sheet. etc. First Information Report. 6. Revision and Reference. Maintenance. 7. The organization of the functionaries under the Code. Criminal Rules and Practice. 6. 2. Arrest. trial and the subsequent process are geared up to make the administration of criminal justice effective. Charge. Juvenile Justice Act and Probation of Offenders Act.Objectives: Procedural Law providing for a fair procedure is significant for a just society. UNIT .II Trial Process-I: 1. suspension. functions and powers. . 5. 8. Provisions as to Inquiries and Trials. remission and commutation of sentences. complaint. 5. 4.III Trail Process-II 1. Transfer of cases. The course is aimed at driving home the students how the pre-trial. Course contents: UNIT – I Introductory and Pre-trial Process Meaning of procedure. 3. Preventive action of the police. Processes to compel appearance and production of things. Police statement. 3. 5. 7. UNIT . 4. Disposal of property. their power and functions at various stages and the procedure according to which these powers and functions are to be exercised.

. Therefore. the relationship between law and justice and the like. worthy of the name. the first part of the course is concerned with important questions like. This course is designed primarily on English model but native India Orientation is given wherever possible.Criminal Procedure. The emphasis is on important issues concerning law with reference to ancient and modern Indian Legal Thought. Course contents: UNIT – I Meaning and nature of ‘Jurisprudence’ . COURSE-IV: JURISPRUDENCE Objectives: Any academic discipline. 2. political and theoretical. 1958-Bare Act Reference Books: R. The second part is concerned with the important sources of law. primarily. Without deep understanding of this concept neither legal practice nor legal education can be a purposive activity. to induct students into a realm of questions concerning nature of law. Salient features of the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act. At the heart of legal enterprise is the concept of law. Legal education needs to teach both law and its contextsocial. Imperative Theory. Similarly.The Code of Criminal Procedure.UNIT . One important branch of Jurisprudence consists in analysis of legal concepts. The law of contract and tort is concerned with different rights which one person may have against another. studies the meaning of the term “rights” in the abstract and seeks to distinguish various kinds of rights which are in theory possible under a legal system.Kelkar. Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act. 1958. 2000 -Bare Act Probation of Offenders’ Act. Legal Realism. 2000. must develop in the student the capacity for critical thought.Purpose and value of Jurisprudence -Schools of Jurisprudence: Natural law. on the other hand.V 1. what is law. Prescribed Books: Ratanlal & Dhiraj Lal. it investigates other legal concepts and tries to build up a general and more comprehensive picture of each concept as a whole. This course in Jurisprudence is designed.V. Sociological School. what are the purposes of law?. Historical School. Report of the Committee on Reforms of Criminal Justice System. Salient features of the Probation of Offenders Act. Jurisprudence.

Possession: Idea of Ownership. Meaning of Right in its wider sense. Prescribed Books: Fitzgerald – Salmond on Jurisprudence. questions of law. UNIT – III Sources of Law: Legislation. The course is designed to imbue students with these high values forming the basis of the profession so that they can live up to those standards in their professional life. kinds of Ownership. UNIT – V Liability: Conditions for imposing liability . W. The Bar should live up to the expectations of the society. Status of the Unborn. The prime reason for conferring autonomy and monopoly by the society on the professionals is the fact that they are a body of learned persons and the interest of society and individuals is safe in their hands. Difference between Possession and Ownership.A Comparative study UNIT – IV Legal Concepts: Right and Duty. fact and discretion .Civil and Criminal Administration of Justice .Theories of Punishment and Secondary functions of the Court. mens rea. Course contents: CLINICAL COURSE-I: PROFESSIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING SYSTEM ETHICS AND . vicarious liability. organization to consolidation and consolidation to autonomy and monopoly. The movement of all professions. R. Precedent and Custom . Nature of Personality. Same is true of the law profession also. The society has a right to expect of the professionals such ideal behaviour. It is too good of the society to trust the learned body of the professionals to regulate themselves and not to empower an outsider to sit in judgment over their activities. obligation. hitherto. Friedman – Legal Theory V. Kinds. The Bar should set enviable standards of ethics and scrupulously adhere to them as also enforce them. Lunatic.Justice and its kinds .Wrongful act: Damnum Sine Injuria. Minor. D. Mahajan – Jurisprudence and Legal Theory Paton – Jurisprudence Edgar Bodenheimer – Jurisprudence COURSE-V: Objective: Professions are noble. malice. causation. strict liability.UNIT – II Functions and purpose of law. The trust reposed by the society in profession is to be zealously guarded. negligence and recklessness. intention. has been from chaos to organization. M. Dias – Jurisprudence Reference Books: W. Drunken and Dead Persons.

1961. In the matter of D. V. Case No. Professional conduct in general. 4.1) (Vol. The disciplinary committee of Bar Council of Maharastra and Another. 3.Mirzan v. AIR 1972 SC 46. Case No.1) (Vol. Duty to the opponent. 2.Dabholkar. AIR 2003 SC 739.Goplan and others.127/88 BCI Tr.V. 8.19/93 BCI Tr.B. AIR 1983 SC 1012. 2. Case No.Kanikaram.1) IBR 135 IBR139 IBR 153 IBR 193 IBR 201 IBR 207 IBR 271 IBR 135 IBR 152 IBR 155 IBR 187 IBR 125 IBR 147 IBR 149 IBR 99 IBR 102 . 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 DC Appeal No. N. 1995 (Vol-I) IBR 118. UNIT-III Contempt of Court Act. Ex-Capt. 4. AIR 1998 SC 1895. Harish Uppal v.1) (Vol. 7. AIR 1956 SC 102.1) (Vol.16/88 BCI Tr. 10. 3.2/88 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997 1996 1996 1996 1994 1992 1992 1992 1989 1989 (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol. In Re Vinay Chandra Mishra.Rangadurai v. 3 &4) (Vol. Privileges of a lawyer. AIR 1979 SC 201. 3 &4) (Vol. Case No. Union of India.1) (Vol. In Re an Advocate. 3 &4) (Vol. Duty to the public and the state.UNIT-I The legal profession and its responsibilities. The equipment of the lawyer. 5. 6.39/89 BCI Tr. Duty to the client. Supreme Court Bar Association v. Case No. Duty to the profession. 8/94 DC Appeal No. Conduct in court. 3 &4) (Vol. 1 & 2) (Vol.Ratnam v. Duty to the self. AIR 1976 SC 242. 1972 Selected major judgments of the Supreme Court: 1. UNIT-IV Selected opinions of the Bar council of India 1. 3 &4) (Vol.104/90 BCI Tr. M. Case No. AIR1964 SC 244. Bar Council Of Maharastra v. An Advocate. 1) (Vol. Salient features of the Advocates Act.39/87 BCI Tr.43/96 DC Appeal No.C. Chandra Shekhar Soni v. Case No.1) (Vol.52/89 BCI Tr.24/90 DC Appeal No.40/91 DC Appeal No. etc. Case No. 16/93 BCI Tr.18/91 DC Appeal No. Case No. 76/95 DC Appeal No. D. Bar Council of Rajasthan and Others.1) (Vol. Union of India. 20/94 BCI Tr. AIR 1989 SC 245. UNIT-II Duty to the court. P.. D.J. 9.

1& 2) (Vol.3& 4) (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol.6/84 BCI Tr.23/87 DC Appeal No. 3 &4) (Vol.14/88 BCI Tr. journal. 3 &4) (Vol.3) (Vol.4) (Vol. closing of accounts The cash and bulk transaction.2) (Vol.29/81 DC Appeal No. Case No.2) (Vol.Ledger.6/81 BCI Tr. Case No.17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 UNIT-V BCI Tr.The Cash book.24/86 DC Appeal No. object.10/86 BCI Tr. double entry system.21/85 BCI Tr.3) (Vol.41/86 DC Appeal No.1& 2) (Vol. Case No.10/88 DC Appeal No.7/81 DC Appeal No. Case No.3/88 BCI Tr.Journal proper especially with reference to client’s accounts.40/86 DC Appeal No. Case No. 3 &4) (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol.41/87 BCI Tr.10/86 &10A/86 DC Appeal No. 3 &4) (Vol.2) (Vol.33/86 DC Appeal No.1& 2) (Vol.2) (Vol.2/80 BCI Tr.3) (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol.16/86 DC Appeal No. 3 &4) (Vol. . Case No.30/84 DC Appeal No.4) IBR 110 IBR 122 IBR 245 IBR 258 IBR 264 IBR 273 IBR 280 IBR 285 IBR 289 IBR 520 IBR 524 IBR 532 IBR 536 IBR 542 IBR 560 IBR 563 IBR 572 IBR 182 IBR 187 IBR 193 IBR 197 IBR 200 IBR 354 IBR 359 IBR 364 IBR 374 IBR 314 IBR 319 IBR 488 IBR 491 IBR 496 IBR 735 IBR 745 IBR 753 Accountancy for lawyers: Need for maintenance of accounts.28/86 DC Appeal No. Case No. Trial balance and final accounts.14/80 DC Appeal No. journal and ledger Elementary aspects of bookkeeping: Meaning.2) (Vol.43/82 DC Appeal No. Case No. 3 &4) (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol.2) (Vol.46/86 DC Appeal No.Commercial mathematics. Case No.2) (Vol.101/88 DC Appeal No.7/86 DC Appeal No. 3 &4) (Vol.52/88 DC Appeal No.45/74 DC Appeal No.2) (Vol.24/87 DC Appeal No.57/87 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1988 1989 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 (Vol. Case No.35/87 BCI Tr.64/74 DC Appeal No.12/86 BCI Tr.2) (Vol.Books of accounts that need to be maintained.4) (Vol. Case No.2) (Vol.23/88 DC Appeal No.Cash Book.27/88 BCI Tr. 1 &2) (Vol.2) (Vol. Case No.1& 2) (Vol.

B. UNIT – IV State and Individual . Third world concerns in respect of security and development and the role of U. World Trade Organisation. Recognition. UNIT – V The United Nations Organisation .Relevant articles Contempt of Court Act. 1971 IV SEMESTER: COURSE-I: PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW Objectives: The course includes the study of general principles of international law including law of peace. Dr. UNIT –III State Jurisdiction: Law of the sea. Universal Book Agency. .S. definition. Relationship between Municipal and International Law. G. the law and practice as to treaties. 1999) .V. Prescribed Books: J. the agents of international business.Main features. Reference Books: N.Raman. International Labour Organisation. Succession to rights and obligations. Prescribed Books: K. and viva voce for 20 marks. origin and basis of International Law. Sources of International Law. consuls and other representatives. Madhava Menon.Extradition. and International Agencies in structuring solutions in the context of changing balance of power are also to be appreciated.Clinical Legal Education. The viva voce shall be conducted by the course teacher and the Principal.An Introduction to International Law. Subjects of International Law. R.Art of Lawyer (New Delhi. diplomatic envoys. Malik.II States as subjects of International Law: States in general.Krishnaswamy Iyer.Principal organs and their functions.Mode of assessment: There shall be a written examination for this course for a maximum of 80 marks. Course contents: UNIT-I Nature. Starke.Professional Conduct and Advocacy. State Responsibility. UNIT. B.Accountancy. Asylum and Nationality. State territorial sovereignty.N.

D. H.P. 1966. B. origin and theories of human rights. Reference Books: Henkin Luis.Rights of Man Today.African System UNIT – IV Protection of Human Rights at national level. K.International Law. Kapoor . International Covenant Economic. Tribals.K. 1993.W. Harris . 1948.International Law( Volume I.V Human Rights and Vulnerable Groups: Rights of Women. Disabled. Bhagirathlal Das – World Trade Organization . The Protection of Human rights Act. 1966.United Nations and Human Rights. Children. 2 Vols. Course contents: UNIT – I Jurisprudence of Human Rights. S. Peace) S.Human Rights and International Law: Legal and Policy Issues.National and International Legal Developments. . Aged and Minorities . Reference Books: J. Oppenheim . to impart education on national and international regime of Human Rights. Human rights and the Constitution. to develop skills on human rights advocacy and to appreciate the relationship between rights and duties and to foster respect for tolerance and compassion for all living creatures. democracy and development. Social and Cultural Rights.European system. COURSE-II: OPTIONAL-I: HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND PRACTICE Objectives: The objectives of the course are to prepare for responsible citizenship with awareness of the relationship between Human Rights. UNIT – II Universal protection of human rights. to sensitize students to human suffering and promotion of human life with dignity. definition.The Law of Nations. Prescribed Books: Meron Theodor. UNIT .Human rights Under International Law and Indian Law.Inter American System. UNIT .Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Bowett.International Institutions.International Law (Cases and Materials).III Regional Protection of Human rights. Brierly . International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. to foster respect for international obligations for peace and development. Nature.Kapoor.

1993. COURSE-II: OPTIONAL-I: RIGHT TO INFORMATION Objectives: Free exchange of ideas is a basic pillar of a democratic society. PWD.A study of decisions rendered by state commissions and central Commission in the following areas of – Police. Significance in democracy.Singh Nagendra. The Public Records Rules. 1979. International covenant on Economic and Cultural Rights. Central Excise Department. 1948. Irrigation.Commentary on the right to Information Act. 1948. UNIT-III Central information commission.definitions. The Commission of Inquiry Act. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. State information commission. Corruption thrives in sacred places. United Nations Charter. 1997. therefore it is stated that sunlight is the best disinfectant. Income Tax Department. The Commission of Inquiry (Central) Rules. Local Authorities.H. BSNL. Convention on Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women. Supreme Court on right to information. 1989. Prescribed Books: J. 1966. Posts and Telegraphs. Revenue. 1952. Secretariat. UNIT-II RTI Act. CPWD. Relevant International Instruments. Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Constitutional basis.Enforcement of Human Rights in Peace and War and the future of humanity. There should be governance in sunshine. The course is designed to convince the students how the right to information infuses transparency and accountability in governance. Powers and functions of information commissions. UNIT-IV Other related laws . preventing abuse of power. The Freedom of Information Act. 2005. 1945. Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Public Records Act. Appeals and penalties. 1972. 2002. Right to information and obligations of public authorities.The Official Secrets Act. Course contents: UNIT-I Right to Information before Right to Information Act. UNIT-V Best practices. . 1923. International covenant on civil and Political Rights.Barowalia. 1966. Scheduled Banks.

S. Management and Functions .Appropriation of payments Garnishee order . UNIT – IV Banker and customer Relationship . Course contents: UNIT – I Indian Banking Structure .Holder and holder in due course – Parties – Negotiation.Definition of banker and customer – General relationship – Special relationship .V.Joga Rao. UNIT . Trust A/C. They play pivotal role in the growth of trade. 1949 – State Bank of India. Joint Hindu family . and banker’s right to set off .Banker’s duty of secrecy.1. vol.Material alteration – Noting and protest – Paying banker and collecting banker – Bills in sets – Penal provisions under NI Act Banker’s book evidence Act. Appreciating the importance.Customer’s duties towards his banker.Assignment – Presentment – Endorsement – Liability of parties – Payment in due course – Special rules of evidence .Special Banking Services – Advances to Priority Sectors and Credit Guarantee schemes.Commentary on the Right to Information Act. IDBI.Commercial banks – Functions – Banking Companies in India – RBI . Opening of New Accounts – Special types of customers . Company’s A/C. regulate and control the banks and banking operations.Origin – Evolution of Banking Institutions – Types and functions of banks .Securitisation Act.Agency Services.Barowalia. and to teach the general principles of banking law and to develop appreciative faculties of the students in statutory as will as well as case – law in this area.Loans and Advances. Several policy initiatives and legislative amendments have changed the role of Banks from being mere economic institutions in to agents of social change. Partnership A/C. the Government has enacted several enactments to direct. RRBs’-Local banks UNIT .Financing of Exports.Banking Regulation Act. The course is designed to primarily acquaint the students with operational parameters of banking law.Guarantees.III Law relating to Negotiable Instruments.Kinds .Law Relating to Right to Information. commerce and industry. Married women’s A/C.N.Reference Books: J. COURSE-III: OPTIONAL-II: BANKING LAW Objectives: Banking Institutions have become important players in the present day economy. 1881 Act (Read with the amended Act of 2002) Negotiable Instruments .Advances secured by Collateral securities.UTI. banker’s lien.Minor’s A/C.Constitution.II Employment of funds . 2002. Joint A/C. banker’s duty to honour cheques. through Reserve Bank of India and Ministry of Finance.

Traveler’s cheques.Review of Current Banking: Theory and Practice.Definition – E-Banking includes . Khergamvala . societies and charitable institutions to open an account UNIT – V Ancillary Services and E. 2002. DD.Guide to Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act.Law of Banking.Definition. stock invest. L. The insurance policy. mobile banking.Cheque-authentication-Cyber Evidence-Banking Ombudsman. clubs. This course is designed to acquaint the students with the conceptual and operational parameters. to other persons who made assurance. C. TT. Such an arrangement enabled other merchants more willingly and more freely to embark upon further trading adventures.). bank orders. 1999: Its role and functions. Prescribed Books: M. being a contract. debit/smart cards. merchandise ships and things adventured. Goyle. 2000 COURSE-III: OPTIONAL-II: INSURANCE LAW Objectives: The insurance idea is an old-institution of transactional trade. M. L. Paget.Negotiable Instruments Act. of insurance law.Insurance Act.Illiterate persons. 1938. Even from olden days merchants who made great adventures gave money by way of consideration.History of Insurance.Law of Banking. S. ATM banking. Besides.History and development of Insurance in India. Reference Books: Avtar Singh – Negotiable Instruments Act.Banking: Remittances . The operational framework of insurance idea is provided by the general principles of contract. lunatics. computerized banking –E. is subject to all the judicial interpretative techniques of rules of interpretation as propounded by the judiciary. Relevant provisions of Information Technology Act. safe deposit vaults. The rates of money consideration were mutually agreed upon. .banking services – retail services – wholesale services – E.A/C . E-Banking .Precautions required in case of administrators. Course contents: UNIT – I Introduction: Nature. MT. against loss of their goods. executors . gift cheques. credit card.(main sections) Insurance Regulatory Authority Act. Basu .Internet banking. the insurance idea has a compensatory justice component. Tannan.General. Justice Bhaghabati Prasad Banerjee. Parthasarathy (Ed.The Law of Banking and Bankers.

H. 1988 – Sec.General Insurance Act.Kinds of Life Insurance.Perils of sea. General Insurance (Business) (Nationalization) Act. 1988. Assignment of the subject matter. R. N. 1938.Modern Law of Insurance in India. S. Nature and scope. UNIT – IV Fire Insurance: Nature and scope of Fire Insurance –Basic Principles – Conditions & Warranties – Right & Duties of Parties – Claims – Some Legal Aspects. V.Principles of good faith – non disclosure – Misrepresentation in Insurance Contract. Sharma .Conditions and express warranties. relevant Chapters. 1972. 1963.Hardy Ivamy .Persons entitles to payment. UNIT – V Marine Insurance: Nature and Scope.Insurable values.General Principles of Insurance Law. Introduction to Agriculture Insurance – History of Crop Insurance in India – Crop Insurance Underwriting. Claims. The Life Insurance Corporation Act.Insurable interest. The policy and formation of a life insurance contract.Absolute or no fault liabilities.UNIT – II Contract of Insurance: Classification of contract of Insurance.Parties there to.Voyage deviation.Insurance against third party rights. Causa Proxima.Life Insurance Act.Claims TribunalPublic Liability Insurance –Legal aspects of Motor Insurance –Claims – Own Damages Claims – Third Party Liability Claims. 1956. 1956. COURSE-IV: CLINICAL RESOLUTION SYSTEMS COURSE-II: ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE . Reference Books: E.Classification of Marine policies. UNIT – III Life Insurance: Nature and scope of Life Insurance. Prescribed Books: K.Marine insurance and policy.Insurable Interest.Event insured against Life Insurance contract.Principles of Insurance Law. (140-176). The risk – Meaning and scope of risk. forfeiture.Premium: Definitionmethod of payment. Mortality. Motor Vehicle Act. Srinivasan . S. M. return of premium. Murthy and K.Kinds of Loss.Settlement of claim and payment of money. 1972The Motor Vehicles Act. 1963 (Sections 1 to 91).Circumstance affecting the risk. Problems associated with Crop Insurance – Cattle Insurance in India. Insurance Act. The Marine Insurance Act. Third party or compulsory insurance of motors vehicles.Loss.Amount recoverable under the Life Policy.Nature of various Insurance Contracts.The Marine Insurance Act. days of grace.

Arbitration and Conciliation Act. Prescribed Books: Sridhar Madabhushi. Qualities and qualifications of an arbitrator. voluntary and compulsory.A Primer on Alternative Dispute Resolution. impartial & neutral. courtannexed. Inquisitorial method.like Arbitration. Procedure. Code of conduct for mediators. Michael Noone.Learning Lawyers Skills (Chapter-7). This course trains the students in ADRs. Family Courts Act. Different models of mediation. International commitments. Arbitration agreement and its drafting. The course teacher shall administer simulation exercises for each of the methods. 2&3). Duties of a conciliator. . Principal steps in arbitration. Other methods. 1984. Different styles of negotiation. 1996. .Alternative Dispute Resolution. Advantages and disadvantages of above methods.D.Mediation. Qualities of a conciliator. Course contents: UNIT-I General. Different methods of dispute resolution.Mediation.al. Qualities of a negotiator.K. Different approaches to negotiation. UNIT-V Mediation: Meaning. Adversarial method. 1955. 1996. Reference Books: Sampath D.both formal and informal. Suitability of ADRs to particular types of disputes. UNIT-IV Negotiation: Meaning. etc.. Rajan R. The skills involved are also different as also preparation. . Different kinds of conciliation. (Chapters-1. Phases of negotiation. informal. evaluative. Essential characteristics of the mediation process – voluntary. et. Role of mediator. Arbitration under Arbitration and Conciliation Act. Domestic needs. Different kinds of arbitration. UNIT-III Conciliation: Meaning. Arbitral award. confidential. Appointment of arbitrator. by nature are fit to be resolved through specific method of resolution. Conciliation under statutesIndustrial Disputes Act. Negotiation. Role of a conciliator. collaborative.facilitative. Stages of conciliation.Objectives: Today alternative disputes resolution systems have become more relevant than before both at local. controlled. Mediation. General principles of arbitration. . Need for ADRs. Each of these dispute resolution systems involves different style of planning and execution. Conciliation. Hindu Marriage Act. Gold Neil. self-responsible. Qualities of mediator. Certain of the disputes. Attributes of arbitration. national and international levels. Civil Procedure Code and ADRs UNIT-II Arbitration: Meaning of arbitration. Power to negotiate. 1947.

13.27).Defences. written statements.13) .22) . B). inspection and production of documents (O.5).9).Counter claim. Suits by or against Governments (Sec. 10. Course contents: UNIT – I Civil Procedure Code Introduction. extent and its application.Multifariousness. Pleading: Fundamental rules of pleadings. 1): Joinder. etc. UNIT – IV Suits in particular cases. Doctrine of Res sub judice and Res judicata (Sec. 79 to 82. 35.a) Arrest and detention.10 and O. 26. Interest and Costs (Sec. c) Sale. Foreign Judgment (Sec.14) .Transfer of decrees for execution. V SEMESTER: COURSE-I: CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE AND LIMITATION ACT Objectives: Study of procedural law is important for a Law student. The course teacher shall endeavour to familiarise the students with the case papers (like plaints.Admission and affidavit (O.20). Suits: Jurisdiction of the civil courts.9. 31 and O.Discovery.Mode of execution. The course also includes law of limitation. and the connected matters. 28.17) .Adjournment (O. UNIT – III Appearance and examination of parties (O. Execution (Sec.History of the code.) involved in civil cases and touch upon the provisions of Evidence Act wherever necessary. 11 and 12). 34. 91 to 93). 27. This course is designed to acquaint the students with the various stages through which a civil case passes through. 35A. 22 to 25). Interlocutory applications. misjoinder and non-joinder of parties.Withdrawal and compromise of suits (O.Plaint and Written Statement. ambassadors (Sec.First hearing and framing of issues (O.Kinds of jurisdiction-Bar on suits.30).23) Judgment and Decree (O.Return and rejection of plaint. 85 to 87).Death.Set off. UNIT – II Institution of suits and summons: (Sec. O.Mode of Assessment: There will be an end of the semester examination for 60 marks and 40 marks to be awarded by the course teacher for four exercises at the rate of 10 marks for each of the exercise.4 and Sec. Suits by or against minors .Suits of civil nature (Sec. b) Attachment. 14). O. Distinction between procedural law and substantive law. O.12 and O. Suits by aliens and by or against foreign rulers. marriage-Insolvency of the parties (O. Suits relating to public matters (Sec.Power of executing court.11 & O. definition. 0. Suits by or against firms (O.Misjoinder of causes of action. 15 to 20). Transfer of Cases (Ss.18) . Parties to the suit (O.21): General principal of execution. Place of Suits (Ss.19) . 30 to 74.

90 to 109. Caveat (Sec. Product patent and Process patent.33).39). What is patent and definition of patent. Appointment of receivers (O. 151). The creations of the human brain as IP are required to be understood and protected. .38). Procedure for patent applications. 42. Sanjiwa Rao . Arrest before judgment and attachments before judgment (O.A).40). 115. Interim Orders.35). Register of patents and Patent Office. Patents: Introduction and overview of patent protection. 43.Inherent powers of the court (Ss.and unsound persons (O. O. Takwani . 88.II of 100 marks each. Karnataka Civil Rules of Practice – Bare Act. 149. O. 144. Intellectual Property is one of the fastest growing subjects all over the globe because of its significance and importance in the present era. The syllabi encompassing all relevant IP legislations in India with a view to understand and adjust with changing needs of the society because creative work is useful to society and law relating to innovation/creativity i.32). Different forms of IP and its conceptual analysis. Object of patent. M.46). 114. 148. Offences and Penalties. Rights and obligations of patentee. Disseminate information on national and international IPR issues.e. Course contents: UNIT I Introductory Aspects: Overview of the concept of property.Civil Procedure Code. Reference Books: P. O. Government use of inventions. UNIT –V Limitation Act.Civil Procedure Code. 75.Civil Procedure Code. Commissions (Sec. C. Prescribed Books: Mulla . Specification – Provisional and complete specification. Infringement of Patents. Temporary injunctions (O. History of Patent protections. 113.41. Transfer of Patent Rights. Appeals (Ss. O. Bakshi . Historical background of IPR. The course is designed with a view to create IPR consciousness. O. How to obtain patent.Civil Procedure Code. Scope and salient features of patent. The subject Intellectual Property Law divided into two Papers namely Paper – I and Paper . and familiarize the learners about the documentation and administrative procedures relating to IPR in India. Biotech patents and patentability of life forms. Reference.Review and Revision (Ss. Suits by indigent persons (O. Importance of human creativity in present scenario. Industrial property and non-industrial property. 45). Inter-pleader suits (Sec. COURSE-II: OPTIONAL-III: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS-I Objectives: Intellectual Property Law has assumed a great importance in recent times as a result of the recognition that “knowledge is property”.26).46. K.

9. Trade mark registry and register of trade marks. Object of trade mark. Passing off.Law of Information Technology. Different forms of trade mark. Objectives of PCT. Intellectual property and cyberspace. Infringement of trade mark. Elizabeth Verkey – Law of Plant Varieties Protection. 5. Salient features of PCT. Ganguli – Intellectual Property Rights: Unleashed the knowledge economy. Emergence of cyber crime . Role and functions of Registrar of Geographical indication. Misleading use of geographical indications. Rodney Ryder – Intellectual Property and the Internet. Deceptive similarity. Internet policy of Government of India. Remedies against infringement. 2. Prescribed Books: 1. Assignment and transmission. Basic principles of registration of trade mark. Conflict between Trade mark and geographical indications. Mittal . Salient features WIPO. Grant in software patent and Copyright in software. Governing rules of Paris Convention. World Intellectual Property Organisation: Background. Property in a trade mark. 6. Registrable and nonregistrable marks. 2. Meaning and scope of geographical indications. Salient features of the Protection of Geographical Indications Act. Pavan Duggal – Cyber Law: the Indian Perspective. Infringement. Cornish William – Intellectual Property. 7. Software piracy. Reference Books: 1. Protection of geographical indications. E-commerce and E-contract. D. Rectification of register. Registration of geographical indications. Rahul Matthan – The law relating to Computers and the Internet. Unni – Trade Mark. Important geographical indications of India and their features. UNIT III Introduction and overview of Cyber Intellectual Property. Pal P. Evolution of trade mark law. Right to use geographical indications. UNIT IV Geographical Indications: Introduction and overview of geographical indications. Salient features of Paris Convention. P. Offences and penalties. Trade marks issues related to Internet (Domain name). UNIT V International Convention and Treaties: Paris Convention: Background. 3. 8. – Intellectual Property Rights in India.UNIT II Trade Marks: Introduction and overview of trade mark. Features of good trade mark. Design and Cyber Property Rights. IPR provisions in IT Act. Copinger & Skine James – Copyright. International registration of marks. Madrid Convention: Salient features. Organisation of WIPO. Salient features of Information Technology Act. Narayanan – Intellectual Property Law. . Data protection in cyberspace. Patent Cooperation Treaty: Background. P. Domain name protection and registration. 4.

American experience. In addition the course introduces students to the discipline of victimology which will shift the study from accused centric approach to much needed victim centric approach.III Prison reforms.N. Alternatives to imprisonment.Introduction. the riddle of capital punishment. Role of NHRC. Sentencing policies and processes. Hart. Theories of punishments. Course contents: UNIT – I Introduction: Notion of punishment in law. history and philosophy. COURSE-III: OPTIONAL-IV: INTERPRETATION PRINCIPLES OF LEGISLATION Objectives: Enacted laws. Prescribed Books: Edwin H.II Kinds of punishment. Herbert L. Restitution. S.Quantum of Punishment in Criminal Law. Language used will leave little or no room for interpretation or construction. Ahmad Siddique.e. Acts and Rules are drafted by legal experts.European experience.Indian experience. Courts and lawyers are busy in unfolding the meaning of ambiguous words and phrases and OF STATUTES & . Difference between crime prevention and control. UNIT – V Victimology . Sutherland.Victimology in India.Criminology.Rajan. Packer. Legal framework. Reference Books: H. Victimology.A. Role of Courts. their supposed philosophical and sociological justifications and the problem of exercise of discretion in sentencing. i. But the experience of all those who have to bear and share the task of application of the law has been different.COURSE-II OPTIONAL-III: PENOLOGY & VICTIMOLOGY Objectives: This course offers a specialist understanding of criminal policies including theories of punishment.L. UNIT – IV Victimology. UNIT . Victim witness assistance programmes. Chabra. V.Criminology.the Limits of Criminal sanctions. UNIT .Punishment and Responsibility.

Remedial and penal statutes. The statute is to be construed according ‘to the intent of them that make it.’ To ascertain the true meaning. Expiry and repeal of statutes. Operation of statutes. P. intent of the maker. UNIT-II External aids to construction. UNIT-III Subsidiary rules. Prescribed Book: G.Bentham’s theory of Legislation. Sarathi – Interpretation of Statute – General Clauses Act 1897. UNIT-V Principles of Legislation. These laws are to be reviewed and appreciated in this course. Guiding rules. COURSE-III: OPTIONAL-IV: COMPETITION LAW Objectives: It is necessary to introduce students to the laws that are designed from time to time in keeping with the policy of the government to prevent unfair trade competition and protection of consumers.Interpretation of Statutes. V. These laws have changed over a period of time in accordance with the demands of changing times. The laws are to be geared up to pass on the benefit of competition to consumers. numerous rules of interpretation were formulated by courts and jurists. The objective of this course is to make the student familiar with various rules of interpretation. Singh – Principles of Statutory Interpretation. Upendra Baxi. Bindra. P.resolving inconsistencies. UNIT-IV Statutes affecting the state. Construction of taxing statutes and evasion of statutes. Course contents: UNIT-I Basic Principles. Internal aids to construction. Reference Books: Maxwell on the Interpretation of Statutes. Statutes affecting the jurisdiction of courts. .

1986.Course contents: UNIT-I Constitutional provisions regulating trade. interlocutory application. bail application. 3. power of attorney. Course contents: 1. abuse of dominant position and regulation of combinations.32 of the Constitution of India. The students should be trained in drafting of pleadings and conveyances and other essential documents. 2002: Law. Prescribed books: Adi P. Salient features of U.Criminal: complaint. Salient features of Consumer Protection Act. General principles of drafting and relevant substantive rules. UNIT-III Duties of Director general. 4. 1890. 1986. criminal miscellaneous petition. powers and functions. Pleadings. Competition Act.Civil: plaint. memorandum of appeal and revision.K. UNIT-II Sherman Antitrust Act. Practice and Procedure. The skill of drafting can be acquired and sharpened by undertaking the exercises under the supervision of an expert in the field. mortgage deed. Drafting of writ petition and Public Interest Litigation petition. lease deed.Talati & Nahar S. Duties. will. written statement. promissory note.Mahala. petition under Art. execution petition. gift deed. 5. trust deed. memorandum of appeal and revision. Reference books: COURSE-IV: CLINICAL CONVEYANCE Objectives: Translation of thoughts into words. Conveyance: sale deed. 1998. Important judgments of the Supreme Court. Competition advocacy. PLEADING AND . 2. original petition. The course aims at equipping the students with drafting skills. Preliminary. Salient features of MRTP Act. Pleadings.spoken and written is an essential ingredient of an effective lawyer. Penalties.Competition Act. 2002.226 and Art. affidavit. COURSE-III: DRAFTING. partition deed. etc. Relevant provisions of Clayton Act. Prohibition of certain agreements. UNIT-III The Competition Act. UNIT-III Competition Commission of India. 1914. Relevant provisions of the Federal Trade Commission Act.

The knowledge of law of Evidence is indispensable for a lawyer. Viva. 3 The above-mentioned drafting of Pleadings and Conveyancing exercises shall be in the handwriting of the students on one side of the bond size papers.Evidence in customary law systems (Non-state law). At the end of the semester. privileged admissions. seat number. subject. The papers shall be bound accompanied by a certificate signed by the course teacher and the principal to the effect that it is the bonafide work of the concerned candidate. In addition they are introduced to law relating to production of evidence. Fiscal and revenue Laws. 4 The cover shall indicate the name of the examination. Applicability of the Indian Evidence Act. disproved. 2 Each student shall undertake 15 practical exercises in Conveyancing. proved.Facts connected with facts in issue-Doctrine of Res gestae.Conceptions of evidence in classical Hindu and Islamic Jurisprudence. 7.Introduction to the British ‘Principles of Evidence’Legislations dealing with evidence (other than Indian Evidence Act) with special reference to CPC. which carries 45 marks (3 marks each).to be conducted by the Principal and the course teacher.Facts to prove right or custom (Section13)-Facts concerning state of mind/state of body or bodily feelings (Sections 14 and 15) . and the center code number.Appreciation of evidence. not proved. Relevancy of Facts. 5 There shall be a contents page. The course teacher shall familiarize the students with appreciation of evidence and use innovative techniques like simulation exercises wherever necessary. which shall carry 10 marks. Cr.P. 1861. Sections 6.. Course contents: UNIT-I Introduction: Distinction between substantive and procedural law. Relevancy or otherwise irrelevant facts.Circumstantial and direct evidencePresumptions. 8 and 9 of Evidence Act. Central Conceptions in Law of Evidence – Facts .This course shall be taught through class room instructions and simulation exercises preferably with the assistance of practicing lawyers or retired judges.Salient features of the Indian Evidence Act.Facts in issue and relevant facts.evidentiary value of admissions (Sections 17 to 23).C. Commercial Document Evidence Act.Witness. .Evidence. Examination and allocation of marks: 1 Each Student shall undertake 15 practical exercises in drafting of Pleadings carrying 45 marks (3 marks for each exercise).Evidence of Common Intention-Section10. Bankers Book Evidence Act.Relevancy and admissibility of admissions. The course is designed to acquaint the students with the rules of evidence in relation to relevancy of facts and proof. VI SEMESTER: COURSE-I: LAW OF EVIDENCE Objectives: The law of Evidence has its own significance amongst Procedural Laws. the student shall appear for a viva voce.

Improper admission of evidence. Evidence (Sections 59-60).Waiver and Presumption.Admissibility of information received from an accused person in custody.Introduction as to its rationale (Section 115).Law of Evidence.UNIT-II Relevancy and admissibility of confessions.(Sections 32(2) to (8). Estoppel: Scope of Estoppel .Equitable and Promissory Estoppel.Meaning – Evidence in Civil Criminal cases.Kinds of Estoppel. UNIT-V Witness. Examination and Cross Examination: Competence to testify (Sections 118 to 120)-Privileged communications (Sections 121 to 128).Tenancy Estoppel (Section 116). UNIT-IV Burden of Proof.Hostile witnesses (Section 154). 44). COURSE-II: TAXATION Objectives: .Questions of corroboration(Sections 156-157). M. Sarkar .Confession of co-accused (Sections 24 to 30) .Who is an expert.Legal and Constitutional History of India. English Law (Sectionzs 52-55).Types of expert evidence – Problems of judicial defence to expert testimony.Estoppel distinguished from Res judicata . Dying declaration. Relevance of judgments. Reference Books: Best . UNIT-III Character evidence.General principles concerning documentary.Law of Evidence.Approver’s testimony (Section 133).The justification of presumption and burden of proof (Sections 107 to 114) with special reference to presumption to legitimacy of child and presumption as to dowry death. Prescribed Book: Ratanlal and Dhirajlal .Statement under special.The general conception of onus probandi (Section 101).General and special exception to onus probandi (Sections102-106).Justification for relevanceJudicial standards for appreciation of evidentiary value-Section 32 (1) with reference to English Law -Other statements by persons who cannot be called as witnesses.General principles – Fraud and collusion (Sections 40 to Sec.Law of Evidence.Admitted facts need not be proved (Section 58).General principles regarding exclusion by evidence (Sections 91-100).Compulsion to answer questions (Sections 147. Evidence (Sections 61-90). circumstances (Sections 34 to 39).Doctrine of judicial notice and presumptions.General principles of examination and cross examination (Sections 135 to 166)Leading questions (Sections 141.Oral and documentary Evidence -Introduction on Proof of factsGeneral principles concerning oral. 153). Batuklal .145). Rama Jois . Expert testimony: General principles (Sections 45-50) . 33).Law of Evidence.

Introduction to Value Added Tax.Basic principlesRegistration of dealers and determination of taxable turnover. UNIT.Income from business or profession and vocation.II Income Tax Authorities.Provisions and procedure dealing with registration and clearance of goods.Powers and functionsProvisions relating to collection and recovery of tax. exemption and collection of customs duties. V. K Singhania .Incomes exempted from tax.Income from salaries. VAT. Co-operative Societies and Non. Service Tax – Main features of Service Tax.Direct and Indirect taxes. Our tax laws are said to be the most complicated ones in the world.Manufacture and manufacturer.Appointment of Customs officersPorts. UNIT.Refund of tax.An overview of set-off of duty scheme.warehouses. offences and penalties.The direct taxation is a powerful incentive or disincentive to economic growth. UNIT. association of persons.Nature and characteristics of taxes.Income from other sources. and stores and goods in transit.Duty payment and exemption provisions. A student of taxation will have to make a detailed study of tax policy and tax in India. State Legislatures and Local bodies. Dr.Inter.Offences and penalties.Jurisdiction.Scope of taxing powers of Parliament. scope and basis of levy of Central Excise duty.Taxation of individuals. Course contents: UNIT – I Concept of Tax.Levy. The following course content has been designed to provide a comprehensive picture of taxation in India.Students Guide to Income Tax. tax and cess. assets.Duty drawback provisions. An analysis of this aspect will have to be made so that the reasons for such complications can be known.State sale outside a State and sale in the course of import and export. firms.Nature and restrictions on exports and imports.Meaning of goods. including baggage.Tax evasion and tax avoidance. a lever which can rise or depress savings and capital formation. deemed assets.IV Customs Laws: Legislative background of the levy. Prescribed Books: 1. . Wealth Tax: Charge of Wealth tax.Goods imported or exported by post. HUF.III Central Excise Laws: Nature. The Income Tax Act: Basis of taxation of Income.Distinction between tax and fee. and assets exempted from taxWealth tax Authorities. UNIT V Central Sales Tax Laws: Evolution and scope of levy of Central Sales tax. and overview of law and procedure .Clearance of goods from the port. appeal and revision provisions.Their appointment.Income from house property. and instrument of reducing income disparities.Classification and valuation of goods.Residents.

The creations of the human brain as IP are required to be understood and protected. Functions and powers of Biodiversity Authority. L. 5. P. K. Meaning and scope of Biological Diversity. S. Cinematographic films. Disseminate information on national and international IPR issues.Practice and Planning. Sound recordings. P. Remedies against infringement of copyright UNIT II Biological Diversity Law: Introduction and overview of Biological Diversity. Author and ownership of copyright. Bio piracy. Malik. Assignment.Commentaaaries of Customs Act. C Malhotra and Dr. S. The syllabi encompassing all relevant IP legislations in India with a view to understand and adjust with changing needs of the society because creative works useful to society and law relating to innovation/creativity i. The subject Intellectual Property Law divided into two Papers namely Paper – I and Paper . Balachandran. V.Indirect taxes. 9. intellectual property is one of the fastest growing subjects all over the globe because of its significance and importance in the present era. 8. Reference Books: 1. Musical works. 4. Subject matter of copyright.Law of Central Sales Tax in India.Law and Practice. .Indirect Taxes. Sharad Bhargava. T. Salient features of Biological Diversity Act.Direct Taxes. and familiarize the learners about the documentation and administrative procedures relating to IPR in India. 3. Dr.2. Literary work. V. Nature of copyright: Salient features of Copyright Act.Introduction to Indian Tax System and Central Excise Law and Procedure. Jain and Anand Jain. G. COURSE-III: OPTIONAL – V: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS-II Objectives: Intellectual Property Law has assumed a great importance in recent times as a result of the recognition that “knowledge is property”. Infringement of copyright. Artistic works. National Biodiversity Authority. Biological Diversity concerns and issues.Systematic Approach to Income – Tax and Sales –tax. Dramatic work. Datey . B. Biological resources and traditional knowledge. 6. Girish Ahuja and Ravi Gupta. Course contents: UNIT I Indian Copyright Law: Introduction and overview of copyright: History of the concept of copyright and related rights. 7. N. Computer software and copyright protection. Lal – Direct Taxes.II of 100 marks each. H. Regulation of access to Biological Diversity. Goyal. B.e. The course is designed with a view to create IPR consciousness. Rights conferred by copyright.Income Tax for Students. Biodiversity Management Committee and its functions. Sarangi.Students Handbook on Income Tax Law. Manoharan. transmission and relinquishment of copyright. Term of copyright. State Biodiversity Board. J. 2.

UNIT III Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Law: Legal concepts relating to the protection of plant varieties rights. . K. Compensation to communities. Salient Features of TRIPS. International IPR agreements affecting protection of plant varieties: The WTO Doha round of trade negotiations. Procedure for registration. N. Benefit sharing. National Gene Fund. Berne Convention: Background. Salient features of CBD. Das J. UNIT IV Designs Law: Introduction and overview of Designs Law. 2. Rights and privileges. Salient features of Paris Convention. Convention of Bio-Diversity: Objectives of CBD. The course focuses on the relation between privilege. Prescribed Books: 1. TRIPS and Indian IPR. S. Copinger & Skine James – Copyright . 6. National register of plant varieties. 8. – Intellectual Property Rights in India. 3. Cornish William – Intellectual Property. International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources (“ITPGR”). Copyright in registered designs. Distinction between design. 4. Salient features of Designs Law. Relief against infringement. Plant varieties and Farmers rights protection authority. UNIT V International Treaties / Conventions on IPR: TRIPS Agreement: Background. IPR in new plant varieties. Narayana – Intellectual Property Law in India. copyright & patent. Ganguli – Intellectual Property Rights: Unleashed the knowledge economy. Pal P. Procedure for registration. Elizabeth Verkey – Law of Plant Varieties Protection. 7. 2. Justice P. Policy and objectives of protection of plant varieties and farmers rights act. K. trade mark. 5. Acharya – Intellectual Property Rights. Infringement . Legal concepts relating to the protection of plant breeders rights. Unni – Trade Mark. Compulsory licence. Reference Books: 1. Powers and duties and Controller. power . COURSE-III: OPTIONAL – V: WHITE COLLAR CRIMES (PRIVILEGED CLASS DEVIANCE) Objectives: This course focuses on the criminality of the privileged classes – the wielders of all forms of state and social power.Intellectual Property Rights. Design and Cyber Property Rights. Narayanan – Intellectual Property Law. Rights conferred by registration.

Medical profession . law reports and legislative proceedings are to be focussed. Effective political representation of women in Legislature . Ahmad Siddique. professional classes are to be addressed. Sutherland. Legal profession – Opinions of Disciplinary Committee of Bar Council of India. professional deviance. Upendra Baxi. The traditional approaches which highlight white collar offences. UNIT .II Official deviance.Criminology.and deviant behaviour.Concept of white collar crime – Indian approaches to socio-economic offences. The dimension of deviance associated with the bureaucracy. N. Prevention of Corruption Act. 1988. In teaching this course. gender based deviance. equality with man appears to be a distant mirage to be reached. Lokpal and Lokayukta institutions. upper class deviance. A. Even after 50 years of Adoption of the Constitution.Liberty and Corruption.III Police and politicians’ deviance. religious leaders and organisations. UNIT . for women. the new rich. trade union deviants.Vorha Committee Report.N. socio-economic offences or crimes of powerful deal mainly deal with the deviance of the economically resourceful. current developments in deviants reflected in press and media.Law and Poverty. Reference Books: Upendra Baxi. UNIT – IV Professional deviance.R. UNIT – V Gender based deviance – sexual harassment. COURSE-IV OPTIONAL – VI: WOMEN AND CRIMINAL LAW & LAW RELATING TO CHILD Objectives: It is now for centuries that the women in India have suffered in the society. police deviance.The Crisis of Indian Legal system.forms of privileged class deviance – official deviance (Legislators. deviance by religious leaders and organisations.Violation of Democratic Rights in India. Upendra Baxi. land law deviance. Offences against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes Prescribed Books: Edwin H. judges and bureaucrats). Criminology.Desai.The Lentin Commission Report. Course contents: UNIT – I Introduction .

Provisions of Constitution of India Preamble. Indecent Representation of Women Act. too has not subsided. and Part IV Legal Measures in relating to Child Labour Women and Political Representation. Muslim Law. Women & children in Post-Constitution Period. Breach of her personality. Inheritance under Muslim Law. Right of Women to be Guardian of her minor sons and daughters. Inheritance under Christian Law. Law relating EveTeasing. Rape. Social Reform Movement in India. 23. UNIT-II Different Personal Laws. Sati Prohibition Law. Functions and Performance. Kidnapping. The course will Study.W-Aims.Dowry and Protection to Married Women. what are the legal provisions enacted to ameliorate theses situations with special emphasis on Indian Municipal Law and what is the scope and shortcomings in the existing legal regime in this regard. Law relating to Domestic Violence. Maternity Benefit Act. Prescribed Books: 1. UNIT-IV Women and Criminal Law: Adultery. Course contents: UNIT-I Women in Pre-Constitution Period: Social and Legal Inequality.14. Art. Sex Inequality in Inheritance Rights: Right of Inheritance by birth for Sons and not for Daughters. Outraging the Modesty of Women. through various forms of violence.Inheritance divorce. N. UNIT-III Law of Divorce . Indu Prakash Singh. Sex Determination Test.and other forums too has become a difficult proposition to be acceptable.Unequal Position of Indian Women-Uniform Civil Code.Women. UNIT-V Women and Employment: Factories Act. .C. Paras Dewan. Equal Remuneration Act. 2. Law and Social Change in India. Women and Social Legislation: Dowry Prohibition Law.Christian Law-Discriminatory Provision. Law Relating to Sexual Harassment at Working Place. Matrimonial Property Law. Legislative response in India. 15. Law relating to Prevention of Immoral Trafficking in Women Act.Provisions relating to women.

Various Forms and Standardization of Terms. Matrimonial Property. Acceptance and Rejection of Goods. Institutions – UNCTAD. Foreign Direct Investment in Industries and Governing Policies.125. 3. Marine Insurance and kinds. 4. UNIT II Technical Barriers to Trade. Dwarka Nath Mitter. Tariffs and Safeguard measures.Private Members Bill Introduced in Parliament. Towards Equality. UNIT V Laws Governing Finance and Investments. A new legal regime to regulate international trade is emerging. of India) Chapter IV and Section IV. Power. Product liability.sanitary measures. Foreign Institutional .Sathe. Criminal Procedure Code. Reference material: 1. Shaukat Nasir. Licensing of Export and Imports. UNIT III International Sales of Goods Formation and Performance of International Contracts. 6.3. UNCITRAL. Law on Carriage of goods by sea. 2. Subsidies and Countervailing Measures. S. National Commission on Women Act. This course is worked out to provide the future lawyers basic inputs in the area of international trade law.Towards Gender Justice. S. Most Favored Nation Treatment and National Treatment. Students of law should have understanding of these developments.Position of Women in Hindu Law. Course contents: UNIT I Historical perspectives of International Trade. Dispute Settlement Process.Dumping. land and air. Foreign Collaboration and Investment Policy. 1990. World Trade Organization-Objectives. Invoices and packing. 5. Trade Related Investment Measures(TRIMs). General Conclusions and Recommendations.P.Muslim Women and their Rights. UNIT IV Exports – Insurance of Goods in Transit. Anti. Relevant Provisions of Constitution of India. Structure. 4.Report of Committee on the Status of Women (Govt. Sanitary and Phyto. 5. Container transport. Relevant Provisions of Indian Penal Code. Pre-Shipment Inspection. Frustration of Contract. GATT (1947-1994). COURSE-IV: OPTIONAL – VI: LAW RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL TRADE Objectives: International trade has assumed great importance in 21st century and its regulation under law has become a necessity to prevent exploitation of the weaker people.

1 Each student shall participate in at least 3 moot courts. 5.Guide on Foreign Collaboration: Policies and Procedures.2 The student shall make written submission on behalf of the party for whom he makes oral advocacy as assigned by the course teacher. Rajiv Jain. C. Indira Carr. This component may be planned to be part of the internship. course) during the entire course under NGO.3 The written submissions for the three moot courts shall be neatly written on one side of the bond size papers and bound together with a certificate signed by the course . 6.B.Written submission: 5 marks. Myneni S.R.for oral advocacy: 5 marks. Singhania. market institutions. the internship shall not be for a period of more than four weeks continuously in an academic year. 2. law firms. which shall be divided as under: . Foreign Collaboration Agreement.Foreign Technology Agreement.Export Trade: The Law and Practice of International Trade. Eastern Law House Note: The course teacher should down load the latest materials from the net and impart the information to the students. legal regulatory authorities. trial and appellate advocates. Each Moot court exercise shall carry 10 marks. Further they should imbibe the skills of client interviewing.International Trade Law. organising and marshalling arguments in the given time so as to convince the presiding officer. They should be exposed to real court experience. Jayanta Bagachi – World Trade Organisation: An Indian Perspective. The students should familiarize themselves with the various stages of trial in civil and criminal cases. COURSE-V: CLINICAL COURSE-IV: MOOT COURT EXERCISE AND INTERNSHIP Objectives: This course is designed to hone advocacy skills in the students. Each student enrolled in 3 year course shall undergo an internship for minimum 12 weeks (20 weeks for 5 year LL. legislatures and parliament. 4. However. Course contents: Moot Court (30 marks) 1. Foreign Companies and Foreign Nationals in India. local self government and other such bodies as the university may stipulate. Moot Courts are simulation exercises geared up to endow students with facility in preparation of written submissions and planning. companies. 1. other legal functionaries.Peter Stone . 1. Clive M Schmithoff. Prescribed Books: 1.Foreign Collaborations and Investment in India: Law and Procedures. and . . 3.The World Trade Organization.Investors (FIIs): Investment by Non-resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Corporate Bodies (OCBs).

Observation of Trial (30 marks) 1. The viva shall be conducted by the Principal of the college and the course teacher. 1.2 1.5 Client Interviewing (30 marks) 1. and the center code number. which shall carry 10 marks. subject. If internship is with an Authority wherein trial observation and client interviewing is not possible.3 Each student shall attend trial in two cases one civil and one criminal in the course of last to or three years. which shall carry 15 marks. Method of assessment: The submissions of Moot courts shall be valued by the course teacher. The cover page of thee diary shall indicate the name of the examination.1 1. The record shall be valued for 30 marks. It will carry a certificate by the course teacher and principal to the effect that it is the bonafide work of the concerned student. seat number and the center code number.teacher and the principal to the effect that it is the bonafide work of the concerned student.2 1. seat number. The diaries relating to trial observation and client interviewing and pre-trial preparations shall be valued by the professional under whose supervision the student has completed internship and the course teacher if it is so planned. subject. 1. The Diaries shall be neatly written on one side of bond size papers and bound with a certificate signed by the course teacher and the Principal to the effect that it is the bonafide work of the concerned student. Each student shall further observe the preparation of documents and court papers by the Advocate and the procedure for the filing of the suit/petition.4 1. The cover page shall indicate the name of the examination. the student shall appear for a viva voce. the student shall undertake these exercises separately and it shall be evaluated by the course teacher. which shall carry 15 marks. This shall be recorded in a diary. seat number and the center code number.3 1. 1. The student shall maintain a record and enter the various steps observed during their attendance on different days in the court. . The record shall be neatly written on one side of the bond size paper and bound.4 Viva (10 marks) At the end of the semester. subject.1 Each student shall observe two session of client interviewing at the Lawyer’s Office/Legal Aid Office and record the proceedings in a diary.4 The cover shall indicate the name of the examination.

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