Annexure ‘CD – 01’

COURSE CURRICULUM AFTER INCORPORATING SUGGESTIONS OF AAB
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Course Title: Drafting, Pleading & Conveyancing”
Course Code: LAW 504

Credit Units: 4

5

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CREDIT
UNITS
5

Course Objectives: This course aims at acquainting the students about the various fundamentals of drafting to develop the skills of pleading and conveyancing.
It provides an insight into the functions and objectives of pleadings and suggests tools to help approach the task of drafting pleadings. The course contents of
this study material have been so designed as to provide practical orientation and develop necessary acumen ship in drafting legal documents. The object is to
present substantive law in the context of pleadings and conveyancing and to show how those transactions are influenced by the legal considerations. A well
drafted document instantly attracts the attention of the court. Any failure however little, in bringing out the material issues would be fatal to the matter under
consideration.
Course Contents: Appended below
Pre-requisites:
 The students should have the knowledge of Code of Civil Procedure and Code of Criminal Procedure.
 Continuous updation in terms of substantive and procedural laws as well as latest judicial pronouncements is desirable.
 Student must be aware about various remedies available in civil and criminal law.
Student Learning Outcomes:



Employ the skills in drafting & pleading, indispensable in litigation work.
Apply the legal drafting abilities, during appearances before various tribunals & quasi judicial bodies.
Recognize the ways to move the criminal justice system with aid of drafting F.I.R. & complaints.
Classify the formats for drafting various applications viz. Bail Applications, etc.

 Suit for recovery of money given on Interest (Money suit) .  Suit under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act .  Application under Order 6 Rule 17 of Code of Civil Procedure ( Amendment of Pleadings ) . 25 .  Application for Bail ( Section 436.Course Contents/Syllabus: Weightage (%) Module I : Fundamentals Rules of Pleadings  Meaning: Pleading and Conveyancing.  Plaint structure.  Application under Section 13 Hindu Marriage Act (Divorce) .  Suit for specific performance of the contract .  Maintenance suit by wife .  Interpleader suit .  Object of verification.  Suit for recovery of rent or eviction of tenant .  Verification of pleading.  Revision . 437 of Code of Criminal Procedure ) .  Appeal (First ) .  Suit for malicious prosecution . Suit of damages . 25 Module II: General Principles of Civil Pleadings  Suit for Part-performance of the contract .  Written statement.  Amendment of Pleadings. 25 Module III : General Principles of Criminal Pleadings  Complaint .  Application for Anticipatory Bail (Section 438 of Code of Criminal Procedure Code)  Accused’s reply . Suit for restitution of conjugal rights .  Execution Petition .  Application for Temporary Injunction Order 39 Rule 2 of Code of Civil Procedure.  Affidavit and  Conveyancing.

An interactive session on how to draft a compliant statement of claim.  Writ petitions : Habeas Corpus .  Promissory note . 25 Pedagogy for Course Delivery: The course will be delivered through a combination of theoretical and exercise of drafting approach. Certiorari. Module IV : Conveyancing  Notice and Reply to notice .  Gift deed .  Sale deed . Quo.warranto .  Will . Mandamus. Criminal Appeal (Appeal against conviction).  Partnership deed .  General power of attorney . Lab/ Practicals details.  Special power of Attorney.  Adoption deed .  Mortgage –deed.  Lease deed/ Rent deed . if applicable: NA List of Experiments: NA \ .  Affidavit . defence & reply shall be conducted.

Assessment/ Examination Scheme: Theory L/T (%) 100 Lab/Practical/Studio (%) End Term Examination NOT APPLICABLE 100 Theory Assessment (L&T): Continuous Assessment/Internal Assessment Components (Drop down) End Term Examination Project and viva CT Internship Attendance EE 10 10 5 5 70 Weightage (%) Lab/ Practical/ Studio Assessment: Continuous Assessment/Internal Assessment End Term Examination Components (Drop down NA NA NA NA Weightage (%) NA NA NA NA NA Text & References: 1. Kamal Law House. Shiva Gopal’s Conveyancing.. 2nd Edn . A Guide to Conveyancing. 11. Murali Manohar. ALT Publications. Dr. Kamal Law House. 2nd Edn -2004. MT Tijoriwala & SN Vimadalal. 3.2006.2006. Eastern Law House. Odgers on Pleadings and Practice. Snow White Publications. 17th Edn . CR Datta. Mumbai. Lucknow. Leagal Language. EBC. Kolkata.2004. Law and Practice of Conveyancing. GF Harwood. Lucknow. Delhi. 13th Edn-1999. Kolkata. 1. 9. Precedents and Forms. 5. 6th Edn . 3rd Edn . Amit Sen. 17th Edn . Hyderabad. 7. Lucknow. Lucknow 6. Hyderabad. EBC. 2nd Edn -2004. Lucknow. Vol. EBC. Legal Writing and Legal Drafting. 8. 2004. Lectures on Criminal Procedure. Delhi Law House.2004. NA . Vol. Conveyancing and Pleading. Universal Law Publishing Co. MC Agarwal & GC Mogha. 12. Justice Thakker. NS Bindra. EBC.1. Murali Manohar. 10. Delhi. 4th Edn-2002. DK Gupta. Lucknow. Mogha’s Pleading. 4. EBC. KNC Pillai.2006. GC Mathur. D’ Souza’s Conveyancing. Code of Civil Procedure.1971. Mogha’s Pleading. Drafting and Deeds. Ashok Law House. New Delhi. Pvt Ltd. 2008 13. [ Chapter 4] 14. MN Das. 2. 20th Edn. Conveyancing. 2nd Edn . 5th Edn . MC Agarwal & GC Mogha. KS Gopalakrishnans Pleadings and Practice.2005. Conveyancing and Pleading.2007. EBC.

13th Edn . Delhi.15. JM Srivastava & MC Agarwal Mogha’s Indian Conveyancer. Ryder. Corporate and Commercial Agreements Drafting Guidelines. New Delhi 2005. 16. . Universal Law Publishers.2004. Rodney D. Forms and Precedents. Eastern Law House.