Exceptions to Opinion evidence

Opinions of experts Opinions of non-experts Opinion of Experts – Exceptions to Opinion evidence The Act permits the reception of opinion of experts when the court has to form an opinion upon a point of foreign law, customary law or custom, or of science or art, or as to identify a handwriting or finger impressions.… Continue reading Exceptions to Opinion evidence

Opinion Evidence

Ordinarily the opinion of a witness is irrelevant and inadmissible in evidence. Opinion refers to ideas, a belief or judgment based mainly on feelings. A witness called to testify in any judicial proceedings cannot give his opinion as to the existence or non-existence of a fact in issue or relevant fact. A witness can only… Continue reading Opinion Evidence