Karnataka State Law University Syllabus-3year Llb | Tort | Human Rights


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.

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

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

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

Rights of indemnity holder – Commencement of the indemnifier’s liability – Contract of Guarantee – Definition. Advantages – Unilateral Character.Definition. K . Warranties and Conditions .Indian Contract Act . Prescribed Books: Avtar Singh . 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. 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. Verma .Standard Form of Contracts: Nature.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. 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. Nature and Scope . UNIT – III Indian Partnership Act – Definition – Nature.Law of Contract Hire Purchase Act Reference Books: Pollock and Mulla . 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. P.Course contents: UNIT – I Contract of Indemnity – Documents/Agreements of Indemnity .Indian Partnership and Sale of Goods Act Krishnan Nair . Form and contents of Hire Purchase Agreements. Principles of Protection against the possibility of exploitation – Judicial Approach to such Contracts – Exemption Clauses – Clash between two standard forms of contracts.The Law of Partnership in India Saharay H.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

R. D. The Bar should set enviable standards of ethics and scrupulously adhere to them as also enforce them.Justice and its kinds . intention. Same is true of the law profession also. Nature of Personality. Minor. Precedent and Custom . strict liability. UNIT – III Sources of Law: Legislation. causation. questions of law.Civil and Criminal Administration of Justice .Wrongful act: Damnum Sine Injuria. UNIT – V Liability: Conditions for imposing liability . has been from chaos to organization. Mahajan – Jurisprudence and Legal Theory Paton – Jurisprudence Edgar Bodenheimer – Jurisprudence COURSE-V: Objective: Professions are noble.UNIT – II Functions and purpose of law. Difference between Possession and Ownership. Prescribed Books: Fitzgerald – Salmond on Jurisprudence. hitherto. Lunatic. The movement of all professions.A Comparative study UNIT – IV Legal Concepts: Right and Duty. vicarious liability. negligence and recklessness. fact and discretion . Meaning of Right in its wider sense. mens rea. The society has a right to expect of the professionals such ideal behaviour.Theories of Punishment and Secondary functions of the Court. Kinds. The Bar should live up to the expectations of the society. 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. malice. obligation. W. Status of the Unborn. Possession: Idea of Ownership. 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. kinds of Ownership. The trust reposed by the society in profession is to be zealously guarded. Drunken and Dead Persons. Friedman – Legal Theory V. M. organization to consolidation and consolidation to autonomy and monopoly. Dias – Jurisprudence Reference Books: W. Course contents: CLINICAL COURSE-I: PROFESSIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING SYSTEM ETHICS AND . 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.

4.Dabholkar. 8/94 DC Appeal No.V. 3 &4) (Vol. 1 & 2) (Vol. 1961.2/88 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997 1996 1996 1996 1994 1992 1992 1992 1989 1989 (Vol. D.UNIT-I The legal profession and its responsibilities. 6. 5.1) (Vol. 1972 Selected major judgments of the Supreme Court: 1. 3. Duty to the public and the state. AIR 1972 SC 46.1) 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 . 16/93 BCI Tr. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 DC Appeal No. Privileges of a lawyer. Duty to the client. 4. Professional conduct in general. 7. Duty to the self.Goplan and others. 1995 (Vol-I) IBR 118. 9. Case No. Case No.B.1) (Vol. 20/94 BCI Tr. Chandra Shekhar Soni v. AIR 1976 SC 242. Case No. 3. Union of India.Rangadurai v. Duty to the profession. Case No.1) (Vol. AIR 1983 SC 1012. etc. 76/95 DC Appeal No. D. An Advocate.18/91 DC Appeal No.1) (Vol. M.19/93 BCI Tr. Case No. Conduct in court. 3 &4) (Vol.43/96 DC Appeal No.J. Case No. AIR1964 SC 244. Ex-Capt. AIR 1956 SC 102. In Re Vinay Chandra Mishra. In the matter of D.16/88 BCI Tr.1) (Vol.52/89 BCI Tr. The equipment of the lawyer.1) (Vol. 2. Bar Council Of Maharastra v. 2. Case No.Mirzan v. Duty to the opponent. Harish Uppal v. Union of India. AIR 2003 SC 739. 8.39/87 BCI Tr.. In Re an Advocate. AIR 1989 SC 245. 10. 3 &4) (Vol.Kanikaram. 1) (Vol. AIR 1998 SC 1895.40/91 DC Appeal No. Bar Council of Rajasthan and Others. N. AIR 1979 SC 201.24/90 DC Appeal No.39/89 BCI Tr. 3 &4) (Vol.1) (Vol. Supreme Court Bar Association v.C. P. 3 &4) (Vol. The disciplinary committee of Bar Council of Maharastra and Another. UNIT-IV Selected opinions of the Bar council of India 1.127/88 BCI Tr. V. Case No. Case No. UNIT-III Contempt of Court Act. 3 &4) (Vol.Ratnam v. Salient features of the Advocates Act.104/90 BCI Tr. UNIT-II Duty to the court.

52/88 DC Appeal No.46/86 DC Appeal No.12/86 BCI Tr.64/74 DC Appeal No.2) (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol.6/84 BCI Tr.16/86 DC Appeal No. Case No.35/87 BCI Tr. . 3 &4) (Vol.4) (Vol.2) (Vol.2) (Vol.2) (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol. object.23/87 DC Appeal No.Books of accounts that need to be maintained.24/86 DC Appeal No.3/88 BCI Tr.3& 4) (Vol.45/74 DC Appeal No. double entry system.Commercial mathematics.2) (Vol.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. 3 &4) (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol.Cash Book. Case No.7/81 DC Appeal No.40/86 DC Appeal No.4) (Vol.3) (Vol.2) (Vol.41/86 DC Appeal No. Case No.2) (Vol.7/86 DC Appeal No. journal.101/88 DC Appeal No. Case No. closing of accounts The cash and bulk transaction.3) (Vol.2) (Vol.24/87 DC Appeal No.29/81 DC Appeal No.1& 2) (Vol.1& 2) (Vol. Case No.41/87 BCI Tr. Trial balance and final accounts.10/88 DC Appeal No.2) (Vol.10/86 &10A/86 DC Appeal No.14/80 DC Appeal No. Case No. Case 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. 3 &4) (Vol.28/86 DC Appeal No. Case No. 1 &2) (Vol. journal and ledger Elementary aspects of bookkeeping: Meaning.43/82 DC Appeal No. Case No.6/81 BCI Tr.Ledger. 3 &4) (Vol.30/84 DC Appeal No.3) (Vol.27/88 BCI Tr.2) (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol.21/85 BCI Tr. Case No. 3 &4) (Vol.Journal proper especially with reference to client’s accounts. Case No.1& 2) (Vol.2) (Vol.23/88 DC Appeal No. Case No.The Cash book. 3 &4) (Vol. 3 &4) (Vol.10/86 BCI Tr.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.33/86 DC Appeal No.14/88 BCI Tr.1& 2) (Vol.2/80 BCI Tr.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Foreign Judgment (Sec.Multifariousness. This course is designed to acquaint the students with the various stages through which a civil case passes through. 13. 85 to 87).First hearing and framing of issues (O.History of the code.Set off. 26.17) . 27.Mode of execution. B). 14). Suits by aliens and by or against foreign rulers. UNIT – II Institution of suits and summons: (Sec. UNIT – IV Suits in particular cases. 1): Joinder.9. O. extent and its application. The course also includes law of limitation. UNIT – III Appearance and examination of parties (O. O. Suits: Jurisdiction of the civil courts. Interlocutory applications. 30 to 74. ambassadors (Sec.20).a) Arrest and detention. 91 to 93). 28.19) . Transfer of Cases (Ss. The course teacher shall endeavour to familiarise the students with the case papers (like plaints.12 and O.9). Parties to the suit (O. Suits by or against Governments (Sec.11 & O. Course contents: UNIT – I Civil Procedure Code Introduction. 15 to 20).Adjournment (O. definition. Execution (Sec.30). Suits relating to public matters (Sec.5).23) Judgment and Decree (O. Interest and Costs (Sec. Suits by or against minors .13) .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. 22 to 25).Defences.Suits of civil nature (Sec.Power of executing court. 0. Suits by or against firms (O.) involved in civil cases and touch upon the provisions of Evidence Act wherever necessary. marriage-Insolvency of the parties (O.18) . misjoinder and non-joinder of parties.14) . O.Admission and affidavit (O. 11 and 12). V SEMESTER: COURSE-I: CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE AND LIMITATION ACT Objectives: Study of procedural law is important for a Law student.21): General principal of execution. 34. written statements. c) Sale. 31 and O. Doctrine of Res sub judice and Res judicata (Sec. 79 to 82.Discovery. etc.Misjoinder of causes of action. Distinction between procedural law and substantive law.Kinds of jurisdiction-Bar on suits. 10.Death.Plaint and Written Statement. Place of Suits (Ss.27). Pleading: Fundamental rules of pleadings. and the connected matters.10 and O.Withdrawal and compromise of suits (O.4 and Sec.Counter claim.Return and rejection of plaint.22) . b) Attachment.Transfer of decrees for execution. 35A. inspection and production of documents (O. 35.

Civil Procedure Code. Reference Books: P. 90 to 109.Review and Revision (Ss. Sanjiwa Rao . Temporary injunctions (O. Appointment of receivers (O.40). Procedure for patent applications. 115. . Biotech patents and patentability of life forms. Intellectual Property is one of the fastest growing subjects all over the globe because of its significance and importance in the present era. Product patent and Process patent. The subject Intellectual Property Law divided into two Papers namely Paper – I and Paper . The course is designed with a view to create IPR consciousness. Interim Orders. Patents: Introduction and overview of patent protection. 113. and familiarize the learners about the documentation and administrative procedures relating to IPR in India. How to obtain patent. 148.e. 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”. M.A). Caveat (Sec. O. O.and unsound persons (O. Takwani .46. 151). Arrest before judgment and attachments before judgment (O.Civil Procedure Code.39). Commissions (Sec. O.Civil Procedure Code. Offences and Penalties. Scope and salient features of patent. Industrial property and non-industrial property. Prescribed Books: Mulla .38). Course contents: UNIT I Introductory Aspects: Overview of the concept of property. 88. The creations of the human brain as IP are required to be understood and protected.II of 100 marks each. 114. 43. Different forms of IP and its conceptual analysis. 45). Rights and obligations of patentee. O.46).33). C. 75. Karnataka Civil Rules of Practice – Bare Act. Transfer of Patent Rights. Disseminate information on national and international IPR issues.Inherent powers of the court (Ss. Register of patents and Patent Office. What is patent and definition of patent. Historical background of IPR.35). 144. K. O. Suits by indigent persons (O. Government use of inventions. UNIT –V Limitation Act. Bakshi . Infringement of Patents. 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. Reference. Importance of human creativity in present scenario. History of Patent protections.Civil Procedure Code. Inter-pleader suits (Sec. Object of patent.41. Appeals (Ss. Specification – Provisional and complete specification. 149.26). 42.32).

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

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

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

1914. partition deed. written statement. Reference books: COURSE-IV: CLINICAL CONVEYANCE Objectives: Translation of thoughts into words. UNIT-III The Competition Act. original petition. Competition advocacy. UNIT-III Competition Commission of India. Salient features of Consumer Protection Act. etc. Salient features of U. lease deed. Important judgments of the Supreme Court. Practice and Procedure.32 of the Constitution of India. 4. 2002: Law. memorandum of appeal and revision. interlocutory application. criminal miscellaneous petition. gift deed. 5. The students should be trained in drafting of pleadings and conveyances and other essential documents. Prohibition of certain agreements.226 and Art. 1890. Pleadings. General principles of drafting and relevant substantive rules.K. Drafting of writ petition and Public Interest Litigation petition.Competition Act. COURSE-III: DRAFTING. Duties.Talati & Nahar S. affidavit. Conveyance: sale deed.Criminal: complaint. mortgage deed. abuse of dominant position and regulation of combinations.Course contents: UNIT-I Constitutional provisions regulating trade.spoken and written is an essential ingredient of an effective lawyer. will.Civil: plaint. Pleadings. 1986. bail application. execution petition. powers and functions. Penalties. 1986. trust deed. UNIT-III Duties of Director general. promissory note. The skill of drafting can be acquired and sharpened by undertaking the exercises under the supervision of an expert in the field. petition under Art. PLEADING AND . Competition Act. 2002. 2.Mahala. 1998. UNIT-II Sherman Antitrust Act. Relevant provisions of Clayton Act. power of attorney. Preliminary. Salient features of MRTP Act. Relevant provisions of the Federal Trade Commission Act. The course aims at equipping the students with drafting skills. Course contents: 1. Prescribed books: Adi P. 3. memorandum of appeal and revision.

P. 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.Conceptions of evidence in classical Hindu and Islamic Jurisprudence.Facts to prove right or custom (Section13)-Facts concerning state of mind/state of body or bodily feelings (Sections 14 and 15) .Evidence of Common Intention-Section10. 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. Course contents: UNIT-I Introduction: Distinction between substantive and procedural law.Facts connected with facts in issue-Doctrine of Res gestae. not proved. which carries 45 marks (3 marks each). The knowledge of law of Evidence is indispensable for a lawyer.evidentiary value of admissions (Sections 17 to 23). 8 and 9 of Evidence Act. Viva. Cr. 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.to be conducted by the Principal and the course teacher. Applicability of the Indian Evidence Act. subject.Relevancy and admissibility of admissions. 5 There shall be a contents page.Circumstantial and direct evidencePresumptions.C. 4 The cover shall indicate the name of the examination. proved. the student shall appear for a viva voce. privileged admissions. 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). Central Conceptions in Law of Evidence – Facts . Relevancy or otherwise irrelevant facts.This course shall be taught through class room instructions and simulation exercises preferably with the assistance of practicing lawyers or retired judges. 2 Each student shall undertake 15 practical exercises in Conveyancing.Salient features of the Indian Evidence Act. Bankers Book Evidence Act. 7.Evidence in customary law systems (Non-state law). At the end of the semester. which shall carry 10 marks. disproved.Appreciation of evidence. seat number.. Relevancy of Facts.Facts in issue and relevant facts. The course teacher shall familiarize the students with appreciation of evidence and use innovative techniques like simulation exercises wherever necessary. In addition they are introduced to law relating to production of evidence. Sections 6.Evidence. Commercial Document Evidence Act.Witness. 1861. and the center code number.Introduction to the British ‘Principles of Evidence’Legislations dealing with evidence (other than Indian Evidence Act) with special reference to CPC. Fiscal and revenue Laws.

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

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

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

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

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

Inheritance under Muslim Law. 23. Law relating to Domestic Violence.Inheritance divorce. Matrimonial Property Law. Law relating EveTeasing. Legislative response in India. through various forms of violence. Functions and Performance.and other forums too has become a difficult proposition to be acceptable. N. Rape. Right of Women to be Guardian of her minor sons and daughters. 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. Sati Prohibition Law. Women & children in Post-Constitution Period. Outraging the Modesty of Women. Law relating to Prevention of Immoral Trafficking in Women Act. .Unequal Position of Indian Women-Uniform Civil Code.Christian Law-Discriminatory Provision. Sex Determination Test. and Part IV Legal Measures in relating to Child Labour Women and Political Representation. Muslim Law. Women and Social Legislation: Dowry Prohibition Law. 2. Maternity Benefit Act. Equal Remuneration Act. too has not subsided. Indu Prakash Singh. Indecent Representation of Women Act. UNIT-V Women and Employment: Factories Act.Provisions relating to women. Breach of her personality. Course contents: UNIT-I Women in Pre-Constitution Period: Social and Legal Inequality. Inheritance under Christian Law.W-Aims. Law Relating to Sexual Harassment at Working Place. Prescribed Books: 1. Social Reform Movement in India. Law and Social Change in India. UNIT-II Different Personal Laws.C. Art. 15.14. Paras Dewan. Sex Inequality in Inheritance Rights: Right of Inheritance by birth for Sons and not for Daughters. UNIT-IV Women and Criminal Law: Adultery.Dowry and Protection to Married Women. Provisions of Constitution of India Preamble. The course will Study.Women. Kidnapping. UNIT-III Law of Divorce .

A new legal regime to regulate international trade is emerging. World Trade Organization-Objectives. Tariffs and Safeguard measures. Relevant Provisions of Indian Penal Code. of India) Chapter IV and Section IV. Towards Equality. National Commission on Women Act. 2. General Conclusions and Recommendations.3. 1990.Muslim Women and their Rights. UNIT II Technical Barriers to Trade. Frustration of Contract. Product liability. 6.Sathe. Licensing of Export and Imports. Sanitary and Phyto. Course contents: UNIT I Historical perspectives of International Trade. Students of law should have understanding of these developments. Foreign Collaboration and Investment Policy. Subsidies and Countervailing Measures. Trade Related Investment Measures(TRIMs). Marine Insurance and kinds. Shaukat Nasir.P. 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. Anti. 4. Law on Carriage of goods by sea. Container transport. Power. UNIT III International Sales of Goods Formation and Performance of International Contracts. Criminal Procedure Code. Acceptance and Rejection of Goods. Reference material: 1. Dispute Settlement Process. Relevant Provisions of Constitution of India. This course is worked out to provide the future lawyers basic inputs in the area of international trade law. Invoices and packing.Dumping. S. Structure. GATT (1947-1994). Dwarka Nath Mitter.Towards Gender Justice.Position of Women in Hindu Law.Report of Committee on the Status of Women (Govt.Private Members Bill Introduced in Parliament. Most Favored Nation Treatment and National Treatment. Various Forms and Standardization of Terms. Matrimonial Property. UNIT V Laws Governing Finance and Investments.125. 4. Institutions – UNCTAD. 5. S. Foreign Institutional .sanitary measures. 3. land and air. UNCITRAL. UNIT IV Exports – Insurance of Goods in Transit. Foreign Direct Investment in Industries and Governing Policies. 5. Pre-Shipment Inspection.

law firms. 1. Prescribed Books: 1. 6. local self government and other such bodies as the university may stipulate. organising and marshalling arguments in the given time so as to convince the presiding officer. the internship shall not be for a period of more than four weeks continuously in an academic year. Each Moot court exercise shall carry 10 marks. . and . C. The students should familiarize themselves with the various stages of trial in civil and criminal cases. Singhania.Investors (FIIs): Investment by Non-resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Corporate Bodies (OCBs).2 The student shall make written submission on behalf of the party for whom he makes oral advocacy as assigned by the course teacher.1 Each student shall participate in at least 3 moot courts. Eastern Law House Note: The course teacher should down load the latest materials from the net and impart the information to the students. 3.R. 1. legal regulatory authorities. Foreign Companies and Foreign Nationals in India. course) during the entire course under NGO.Export Trade: The Law and Practice of International Trade. They should be exposed to real court experience. 5. other legal functionaries. This component may be planned to be part of the internship.Written submission: 5 marks.The World Trade Organization.Foreign Collaborations and Investment in India: Law and Procedures.Guide on Foreign Collaboration: Policies and Procedures. Each student enrolled in 3 year course shall undergo an internship for minimum 12 weeks (20 weeks for 5 year LL. market institutions. Further they should imbibe the skills of client interviewing. Rajiv Jain. Myneni S. Jayanta Bagachi – World Trade Organisation: An Indian Perspective.B. 4.3 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 . Course contents: Moot Court (30 marks) 1. 2. However. Moot Courts are simulation exercises geared up to endow students with facility in preparation of written submissions and planning. trial and appellate advocates. legislatures and parliament.Foreign Technology Agreement. companies.International Trade Law. which shall be divided as under: . Foreign Collaboration Agreement.Peter Stone . COURSE-V: CLINICAL COURSE-IV: MOOT COURT EXERCISE AND INTERNSHIP Objectives: This course is designed to hone advocacy skills in the students. Indira Carr.for oral advocacy: 5 marks. Clive M Schmithoff.

which shall carry 10 marks. 1. which shall carry 15 marks. The record shall be neatly written on one side of the bond size paper and bound. It will carry a certificate by the course teacher and principal to the effect that it is the bonafide work of the concerned student. 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. 1.3 1.2 1. 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. the student shall appear for a viva voce. Method of assessment: The submissions of Moot courts shall be valued by the course teacher. seat number and the center code number. 1.3 Each student shall attend trial in two cases one civil and one criminal in the course of last to or three years. The cover page of thee diary shall indicate the name of the examination. The record shall be valued for 30 marks. This shall be recorded in a diary. Observation of Trial (30 marks) 1.4 1.4 Viva (10 marks) At the end of the semester. The student shall maintain a record and enter the various steps observed during their attendance on different days in the court. the student shall undertake these exercises separately and it shall be evaluated by the course teacher. seat number. . If internship is with an Authority wherein trial observation and client interviewing is not possible. The cover page shall indicate the name of the examination.1 1.teacher and the principal to the effect that it is the bonafide work of the concerned student. subject. seat number and the center code number. subject. subject. and the center code number.4 The cover shall indicate the name of the examination. which shall carry 15 marks. The viva shall be conducted by the Principal of the college and the course teacher. 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.2 1.1 Each student shall observe two session of client interviewing at the Lawyer’s Office/Legal Aid Office and record the proceedings in a diary.5 Client Interviewing (30 marks) 1.

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