TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100
NOTE: Attempt FIVE questions in all, including Question No.8 which is Compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.
1. Explain the rules which’ govern the application of International Law by Municipal Courts. Give your answer in the light of the court practice with special reference to the British and American Courts.
2. What do you understand by 'Recognition of States' and 'Recognition of Governments’? Explain fully the distinction between ‘Recognition Dejure’ and ‘Recognition Defacto’.
3. Write short notes on any FOUR of the following:
(a) High Seas (b) Nationality
(c) High jacking (d) Intervention
(e) Chorzow Factory case, Germany V. Poland (1928) , P.C.I.J. Rep. Ser. A, No.17
4. Write short notes on any FOUR of the following:
(a) Human Rights (b) Exclusive Economic Zone
(c) Calvo Clause (d) Blockade
(e) Corfu Channel Case, U.K.V. Albania(1948), I.C.J. Rep. 1949.
5. Define a ‘Treaty’. State how are they concluded and terminated?- Explain it in the light of Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties 1969.
6. Critically examine the powers and the voting procedure of the U.N. Security Council .
7. Write a detailed note on the International-court of Justice with particular reference to its powers to exercise jurisdiction over disputant states.
8. Write only correct answer in the Answer Book. Do not reproduce the question. ,
(1) Provisions of Municipal Law:-
(a) are enforceable in international relations without any qualification
(b) are enforceable in international -relations if they are not in conflict with international law;
(c) are not at all enforceable in international relations.
(2) Select one of the following: -
(a) Public International Organizations are subjects of International Law;
(b) both Public and Private International organizations are subjects of International Law
(c) None of the above is subject of International Law.
(3) Foreign diplomatic envoys enjoy absolute immunity from local jurisdiction in;
(a) Civil matters; (b) Criminal matters; (c) both civil and criminal matters.
(4) The Right of innocent passage is available to:
(a) Foreign Aircrafts; (b) Foreign ships; (c) all foreign vehicles.
(5) Non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council are elected for a period’ of:
(a) five years; (b) three years; (c) two years.
(6) A successor state is legally bound to:
(a) fulfill all the obligations of its predecessor state; (b) only selected obligations;
(c) No obligation at all..,
(7) A lower riparian state:
(a) Has no right to share water resources of an International River;
(b) Has exclusive right (c) Has right to share water on an equitable basis.
(8) The Charter of the U.N. was drawn up by:-
(a) London Declaration 1943.; (b) Moscow and Tehran Conference1943;
(c) San Francisco Conference 1945.
(9) Universal Declaration on Human Rights was adopted in:
(a) 1978 (b) 1958 (c) 1948
(10) The judges of the I.C.J. are elected by:
(a) the U.N. Security Council (b) the U.N. General Assembly (c) both
(11) Territorial Waters are:
(a) Waters within the territorial limits of a state;
(b) Waters dividing the territory of two or more states;
(c) None of the above.
(12) A state is admitted to the membership of the’ U.N. by:
(a) the Security Council; (b) the General Assembly; (c) Both
(13) Advisory opinion from the I.C.J. can be sought by:
(a) the U.N. (ii) the States (c) Both
(14) A state is exempted from the jurisdiction of the local courts in another state:
(a) if an agreement has been made to that effect; (b) by virtue of its sovereign status; (c) if such an exemption is granted by the local authorities.
(i5) The offence of piracy is subject to the jurisdiction of:
(a) the flag state; (b) the offenders state (c) all the states.
(16) A Continental Shelf is situated beneath the sea level at the approximate depth of:
(a) 200 meters (b) 300 meters (c) 500 meters
(17) Foreign sovereign ships sailing/anchoring in the coastal waters of another state are:
(a) subject to the law of the flag state; (b) subject to the law of the coastal state;
(c) subject to the law of both states.
(18) In case an alien is injured in a foreign state, it is the right of the:
(a) injured alien to bring a claim against the wrongdoer state before arrival international forum; (b) state of the nationality of the injured alien; (c) none of the two has aright to do so.
(19) Extradition is the process of: -
(a) providing asylum to the person who needs it; (b) handing over a person accused or convict of a crime by a state to the demanding state; (c) None of the two.
(20) The Economic and Social Council is:
(a) a specialized agency of the U.N. (b) an organ of the U.N. (c) N.G.O. for the uplift of economic and social standards of the people of the world.