The Object of Which One of the Following Writs is to Prevent a Person to Hold Public Office Which He is Not Legally Entitled to Hold? - Legal Reasoning

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MCQ

Choose the most appropriate option:

The object of which one of the following writs is to prevent a person to hold public office which he is not legally entitled to hold?

Options

  • Mandamus

  • Quo warranto

  • Certiorari

  • Prohibition

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Solution

Quo warranto

Explanation:

Quo warranto is a prerogative writ requiring the person to whom it is directed to show what authority they have for exercising some right or power they claim to hold.

Concept: Legal Fundamentals and Terms (Entrance Exams)
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