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MPSC Departmental Examination For forest Officers Question Paper 1, 2 and 3 – 2018

MPSC Departmental Examination For forest Officers Question Paper 1, 2 and 3 – 2018

 PAPER – I

LAND REVENUE AND CRIMINAL LAW, ETC.

Instruction:-

(1) Candidate should not write roll number, any name (including his/her own), signature, address or any indication of his / her identity anywhere inside the answer book otherwise he/ she will be penalized.

(2) Candidates are expected to answer all the sub-questions of questions together, if sub-questions of a question is attempted elsewhere (after leaving a few pages or after attempting another questions) the later sub-question shall be overlooked.

(3) Answers are to be written in one language only either in Marathi or in English.

(4) Solve only five questions.

(5) Don’t copy from book.

  1. Write short notes (only five):-

(a) Gaothan

(b) Relevant Tenancy Law

(c) Trees and forest belonging to Forest Department.

(d) Cutting of Trees and Rules of supply of trees.

(e) Removal of Encroachment.

(f) Boundaries and Demarcation of Boundary

  1. Give explanation on right of trees on the land held under Maharashtra Land and Revenue Code, 1966, Section 25.
  2. Give explanation on Nistar Patrak.
  3. Explain provisions on Record of Right as per Maharashtra Land Revenue Code, 1966.
  4. Write short note on designations and duties of Survey Officers.
  5. Match the following:-
‘A ‘ Group ‘ B ‘ Group
(a) Duties at Senior Police Officer (i) Indian Penal Code, Section 206.
(b) Special summons in petty offence (ii) Indian Penal Code, Section 36.
(c) Details of charge-sheet (iii) Indian Penal Code, Section 220.
(d) Suit in case of multiple crimes (iv) Indian Penal Code, Section 257.
(e) Withdrawal of Petition (v) Indian Penal Code, Section 211.
  1. Write note in detail (only three):-

(a) Explain “Hurt” under Section 319 to Section 323 of Indian Penal Code, 1860.

(b) Explain “Receiving of stolen property” under section 410 to 414 of I.P.C., 1860.

(c) Explain provisions of “Witness under The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 “.

(d) Explain medical checkup of arrested person under I.P.C.

PAPER – II

FOREST LAW AND INDIAN FOREST ACT, ETC.

N.B:-

(1) Candidate should not write roll number, any name (including his/her own), signature, address or any indication of his / her identity anywhere inside the answer book otherwise he 1 she will be penalized.

(2) Candidates are expected to answer all the sub-questions of questions together, if sub-questions of a question is attempted elsewhere (after leaving a few pages or after attempting another questions) the later sub-question shall be overlooked.

(3) Answers are to be written in one language only either in Marathi or in English.

(4) Quote relevant Act, Section and Rule in the answer.

  1. (a) Give legal definition of the following terms as per I.F.A., 1927:-

(i) Forest Officer

(ii) Forest Offence

(iii) Cattle

(iv) River

(v) Forest Produce.

(b) Give legal definition of the following terms as per W.P.A., 1972:-

(i) Habitat

(ii) Hunting

(iii) Land

(iv) Wild life

(v) Wild animal

  1. Answer any two of the following:-

(a) Describe the functions and powers of the National Biodiversity Authority.

(b) Describe the process of declaration of Sanctuary.

(c) Define “Notified forest produce” and describe the procedure for confiscation of seized vehicle under Indian Forest Act, 1927.

  1. Answer any two of the following:-

(a) Describe the provisions available under Wild life Protection Act, 1972 for Protection of Specified Plants.

(b) Describe the Constitution and duties of the National Board for Wild life.

(c) Describe the relevant provisions related to trade or commerce in wild animals, Animal articles and trophies.

  1. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words/figures:-

(a) The State Government under IFA, 1927 may assign a resewed forest to village community under section …………….. sub-section ………….. which shall be called “Village Forest”.

(b) Presumption that forest produce belongs to Government is provided under section …………….. of IFA, 1927.

(c) Offences under sections …………….. and …………….. are not compoundable as per IFA, 1927.

(d) A Forest Officer may arrest a person without warrant under section …………….. sub-section …………….. and produce him before the Court as per sub-section …………….. of section …………….. of IFA, 1927.

(e) A Forest Officer or Police Officer is empowered under section …………….. to prevent Commission of Forest Offence under IFA, 1927.

(f) Power to remove encroachment from a Sanctuary or National Park are given to Forest Officers under section …………….. of WPA, 1972.

(g) Abetment of wild life offence is covered under section …………….. of the WPA, 1972.

(h) A Forest Officer has to file a complaint before Court under section …………….. of the WPA, 1972 for taking cognizance by the Court.

(i) Section …………….. empowers Officer not below the rank of DCF to compound wild life Offences under WPA, 1972. (i) Pangolin is included in Schedule …………….. of WPA, 1972.

  1. Answer any ten of the following :-

(a) Briefly explain the procedure for recognizing claims under Forest Rights Act, 2006.

(b) Briefly explain the procedure for diversion of forest land for non forestry purposes under Forest Conservation Act, 1980.

(c) Explain the salient features of the Maharashtra Private Forests (Acquisition) Act, 1975.

(d) Explain significance of section 11 of the WPA, 1972.

(e) Describe the power of the Tree Officer under Maharashtra Tree Felling (Regulation) Act, 1964.

(f) Enlist five plants included in the schedule of WPA, 1972.

(g) Explain the rule and functions of an “Authorized Officer” as per IFA, 1927.

(h) Briefly explain the Constitution and functions of the Central Zoo Authority.

(i) Explain briefly the Acts prohibited in Reserved Forests under IFA, 1927.

(j) Distinguish between Tree Officer and Authorised Officer.

(k) Distinguish between Seizure and Confiscation as per IFA, 1927.

PAPER – III

PROCEDUREANDACCOUNTS

N.B.-

(1) Candidate should not write roll number, any name (including his/her own), signature, address or any indication of his / her identity anywhere inside the answer book otherwise he/she will be penalized.

(2) Candidates are expected to answer all the sub-questions of a questions together, if sub-questions of a question is attempted elsewhere (after leaving a few pages or after attempting another questions) the later sub-question shall be overlooked.

(3) Answers are to be written in one language only either in Marathi or in English.

(4) Answer any five questions. Answers of more than five questions will be ignored for assessment.

(5) Quote relevant provisions wherever necessary in support of answers.

(6) All questions carry equal marks.

  1. (a) Write full forms of the following :-
(i) A.P.C.C.F. (R.E. and T.) (ii) V.E.D.C.
(iii) D.C.P.S. (iv) D.C.R.G.
(v) M.O.E.F. and C.C. (vi) C.A.M.P.A.
(vii) 0.I.G.S. (viii) B.D.S.
(ix) S.F.D.A. (x) C. and A.G.

(b) Describe the duties of the following officers in brief :-

(i) Forest Guard (ii) Range Forest Officer
(iii) Administrative Officer (iv) Assistant Conservator of Forests.
  1. Write short note (any five) :-

(a) Measurement book (b) Entries in cashbook

(c) Earnest money deposit

(d) Powers of Dy. C.F. in relation to T.S. for civil works.

(e) Cancelled, lost, lapsed cheque.

(f) Honorary Wild life Warden.

  1. Give detailed information about the various types of retirement from service and list the entitlements of superannuation.
  2. List the different types of penalty under major and minor penalty and state the provisions regarding appeal, after awards of penalty in case of RFO under the provisions of the Maharashtra Civil Service (Discipline and Appeal) Rule, 1979. (Limited to 350 words).
  3. (a) Distinguish between the following (any three) :-

(i) Stock map and treatment map

(ii) Removal and dismissal from service

(iii) Coupe and compartment

(iv) Technical sanction and administrative approval

(b) Describe the procedure in detail :-

(i) Fixation of upset price of timber in depot.

(ii) Declaration of reserved forests.

(iii) Writing of a voucher.

  1. Give detailed description of powers delegated to Chief Conservator of Forests in relation to technical sanction and administrative approval civil works, establishment matters, forest offences.

 

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