TNPSC Assistant Public Prosecutor Grade II Syllabus

Published on: Mar 10, 2010
SYLLABUS FOR THE SUBJECTS PRESCRIBED FOR THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR THE POST OF ASSISTANT PUBLIC PROSECUTOR GRADE II (Subject Code: 132)

Bachelor’s Degree Standard – (Descriptive Type) the four papers are as follows:-

Paper I
Paper II
Paper III
Paper IV
PAPER – I LAW - I

The Indian Penal Code.
Final Report and Framing of Charge and Translation
(a) Tamil to English
(b) English to Tamil from
(i) Deposition
(ii) Judgement
(iii) Charge Sheet

PAPER – II LAW -II

1. The Criminal Procedure Code
2. The Evidence Act, and
3. The Civil Procedure Code (Specified Portion).

PAPER – III LAW -III

1. The Constitutional Law (Specified Portion).
2. The Human Rights Act, 1993.
3. Legal Aid and
4. Torts (Specified Portion).

PAPER – IV LAW -IV

1. The Central Criminal Acts.
2. The Tamil Nadu State Minor Acts.

ELABORATE SYLLABUS
PAPER –I LAW -I
THE INDIAN PENAL CODE, FINAL REPORT AND FRAMING OF CHARGE,
INCLUDING TRANSLATION:
1. The Indian Panel Code : 60 Marks
2. Final report and Framing of Charge : 20 Marks
3. English to Tamil Translation : 10 Marks
4. Tamil to English Translation : 10 Marks
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100 Marks
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Note: To test the Practical knowledge present case laws and problem; questions will be
asked compulsorily.
(Each Heading One Question Compulsory)

PAPER – II LAW -II
1. The Criminal Procedure Code : 60 Marks
2. The Evidence Act (Amendment) : 20 Marks
3. The Civil Procedure Code : 20 Marks
Section 9 : ResSubjudice
Section 10 : Stay of Suits
Section 11 : Resjudicata
Order VII : Plaint (Simple format)
Order VIII : Written Statement (Simple format)
Sec.148A CAVEAT.
(In Each Heading Answering one Question is Compulsory)

PAPER – III LAW -III
1. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW:
(i) Fundamental Rights
(ii) Directive Principles of State Policy
(iii) Writ Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and High Court.
2. HUMAN RIGHTS:
The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 (full text)
3. LEGAL AID:
Legal Services
Lok Adalat System
4. TORTS:
Negligence – malicious Prosecution
Accident claims – and vicarious liability
(In each heading one question compulsory)


PAPER – IV LAW -IV
CENTRAL ACTS

1. The Arms Act, 1959.
2. The Cable Televisions Net Work Regulating Act, 1995 (Amended)
3. The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929 Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
4. The Cinematograph Act, 1952.
5. The Copy Rights Act, 1957.
> 6. The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961.
7. The Electricity Act, 2003 (Amended)
8. The Essential Commodities Act 1955.
9. The Explosives Act, 1884.
10. The Explosives Substances Act, 1908 (Amended Section 3A, 5A, 6)
11. The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956.
12. Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Child Act, 2000.
13. The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954.
14. The probation of Offenders Act, 1958.
15. The Public Gambling Act, 1867 (Act 3 of 1867)
16. The Railway Property unlawful Possession Act, 1966.
17. The SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989.
18. The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955.
19. The Prevention of Insults to National Human Act, 1971.
20. The Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994.
21. The Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
22. The Information Technology Act, 2000.
23. Identification of Prisoner’s Act, 1920.
24. Mental Health Act, 1987.
25. Indecent representation of woman (Prohibition) Act, 1986.
(Ten questions will be framed in the above Acts each carrying five marks)


TAMIL NADU STATE ACTS
1. The Tamil Nadu City Police Act, 1888.
2. The Tamil Nadu Prevention of Dangerous, Activities of Bootleggers – Drug Offenders,
Slum Grabbers Act, 14 of 1992 (Amended Act 2004)
3. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition Act, 1937.
4. The Tamil Nadu Gaming Act, 1930.
5. The Tamil Nadu Forest Act. No. 4 of 1882.
6. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition harassment of Women Act. 1998 (TN Act 44 of 1998).
7. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1997.
8. The Tamil Nadu Prohibition of charging of Exorbitant Interest Act, 2003.
9. The Tamil Nadu Property (Prevention of Damage and Loss) Act, 1992 (Amended Act 46/94).
10. The Tamil Nadu Open Places Disfigurement Prevention Act, 1958.
11. The Tamil Nadu Prize Schemes (Prohibition) Act, 1979.
12. The Tamil Nadu Prize Chits and Money Circulation Schemes Banning Act, 1978.
13. The Tamil Nadu Exhibition of Films of T.V. Screen through VCR and through Cable
Television Network (Regulation) Rules. 1984.
14. The Tamil Nadu Kidneys (Authority or use of Therapeutic Purposes)Act, 1987.
15. The Tamil Nadu Open Places (Regulation of pasting of Posters and Fixing of Thatty
Boards) Rules, 1995.
16. The Tamil Nadu Protection of Interests of Depositors (in Financial Establishments) Act, 1997.
(Ten questions will be framed in the above Acts each carrying five marks)

Note: Questions will be framed based on case laws
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