Category Archives: Law of Evidence

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Important Doctrines/Principles under Law of Evidence

This article titled ‘Important Doctrines/Principles under Law of Evidence’ deals with various important doctrines and principles used in the Indian Penal Code along with brief descriptions. Important Doctrines/Principles under Law of Evidence 1. Principle of Res Gestae The Doctrine of Res Gestae is a Latin word that literally means ‘things done’. It accounts for a spontaneous declaration made by……...

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The improper admission or rejection of evidence shall not be a ground for reversal of judgment or for a new trial… Discuss

Question: The improper admission or rejection of evidence shall not be a ground for reversal of judgment or for a new trial of the case if the court considers that independently of the evidence improperly admitted there was evidence enough to justify the decision or that if the rejected evidence had been admitted is ought not to have……...

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Father allegedly executed Will one day before his death bequeathing all his properties to the sons of daughter A. Daughter B assailed its validity. Evidence showed… Decide suit.

Question: Father allegedly executed Will one day before his death bequeathing all his properties to the sons of daughter A. Daughter B assailed its validity. Evidence showed that the testator was ill for some time and lived with A six months prior to his death in August 1985; B was financially well settled and happily married; testator could……...

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A is prosecuted for the offence of murder of B. There is only one eye-witness, namely C, of the occurrence. There is no other eye-witness or any other circumstantial evidence to corroborate the testimony of C. Can A’ be convicted..

Question: A is prosecuted for the offence of murder of B. There is only one eye-witness, namely C, of the occurrence. There is no other eye-witness or any other circumstantial evidence to corroborate the testimony of C. Can A’ be convicted even in a case of a serious offence of murder on the basis of sole testimony of……...

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Write a note on the “Presiding Judge of a criminal trial should not be a spectator and a mere recording machine”.

Question: Write a note on “the Presiding Judge of a criminal trial should not be a spectator and a mere recording machine”. Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Write a note on “the Presiding Judge of a criminal trial should not be a spectator and a mere recording machine”.] Answer Under Section 165……...

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Can improper admission or rejection of evidence be a basis for a new trial or reversal of any decision in any case?

Question: Can improper admission or rejection of evidence be a basis for a new trial or reversal of any decision in any case? [H.R. 2006] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Can improper admission or rejection of evidence be a basis for a new trial or reversal of any decision in any case?]……...

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Write a note on the right of the adverse party as to writing used to refresh memory.

Question: Write a note on the right of the adverse party as to writing used to refresh memory. Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Write a note on the right of the adverse party as to writing used to refresh memory.] Answer Section 161 talks about the Right of the adverse party as……...

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By what name is any question suggesting the answer which the person putting it wishes or expects to receive, called under the Indian Evidence Act?

Question: By what name is any question suggesting the answer which the person putting it wishes or expects to receive, called under the Indian Evidence Act? [U.P.C.J., 2004, U.K.C.J. 2002, W.B.C.J. 1992, HR.J.S. 1998, BIHAR J., 1991] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [By what name is any question suggesting the answer which……...

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Explain and illustrate the effect of non examination by the prosecution of the injuries sustained by the accused at the time of occurrence.

Question: Explain and illustrate the effect of non examination by the prosecution of the injuries sustained by the accused at the time of occurrence. [D.J.S. 1991] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Explain and illustrate the effect of non examination by the prosecution of the injuries sustained by the accused at the time……...

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According to Section 114(b) of the Indian Evidence Act, the court may presume that an accomplice is unworthy of credit unless he is corroborated in material particulars. According to Section 133 of the same Act, an accomplice shall.. Reconcile the above statements of law and quote cases.

Question: According to Section 114(b) of the Indian Evidence Act, the court may presume that an accomplice is unworthy of credit unless he is corroborated in material particulars. According to Section 133 of the same Act, an accomplice shall be a competent witness against an accused person, and a conviction is not illegal merely because it proceeds upon……...

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