2009-hsc-exam-legal-studies - 2009 H I G H E R S C H O O L...

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2009± HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE± EXAMINATION± Legal Studies± General Instructions • Reading time – 5 minutes • Working time – 3 hours • Write using black or blue pen • Write your Centre Number and Student Number at the top of page 9 Total marks – 100 Section I Pages 2–9 25 marks This section has two parts, Part A and Part B • Allow about 45 minutes for this section Part A – 15 marks • Attempt Questions 1–15 Part B – 10 marks • Attempt Question 16 Section II Page 11 25 marks • Attempt Question 17 • Allow about 45 minutes for this section Section III Pages 12–14 50 marks • Attempt TWO questions from Questions 18–25, each from a different Focus Study • Allow about 1 hour and 30 minutes for this section 408
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Section I — Law and Society 25 marks Allow about 45 minutes for this section Part A – 15 marks Attempt Questions 1–15 Use the multiple-choice answer sheet for Questions 1–15. 1 Which of the following is a type of private law? (A) Administrative law (B) Constitutional law (C) Criminal law (D) Tort law 2 What is an essential feature of a just law? (A) It is known. (B) It is passed by parliament. (C) It has been considered by the High Court. (D) It represents the application of natural justice. 3 Which of the following is an example of state sovereignty? (A) Customary law (B) A citizen voting in an election (C) A nation making laws for its citizens (D) The right of NSW to ignore the Australian Constitution 4 A gym prohibits independent personal trainers from training their clients on its premises. Which type of law allows the gym to do this? (A) Tort law (B) Contract law (C) Property law (D) Constitutional law – 2 –±
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Which of the following rights is an example of a collective right? (A) Economic (B) Environmental (C) Peace (D) Self-determination 6 Kim has been arrested for shoplifting. In court he exercises his right to remain silent. Which type of right is he exercising? (A) Civil (B) Legal (C) Human (D) Constitutional 7 Which of the following is TRUE of common law? (A) It is based on precedent. (B) It may be changed by juries. (C) It is based on the Constitution. (D) It cannot be changed by a parliament. 8 Which of the following has predictability as its outcome? (A) Justice (B) Rule of law (C) Self-determination (D) International Treaties 9 What is a feature of legal representation? (A) It is not guaranteed for everyone. (B) It is not available unless paid for. (C) It is guaranteed under NSW state law. (D) It is guaranteed under the Australian Constitution. – 3 –±
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