Relationship of Relevancy and Admissibility

Relationship of Relevancy and Admissibility: The requirement admissibility is predicated on relevancy has led to the practice of treating the two as synonymous. This is not correct as there are distinctions between the two. This is not correct as there are distinctions between the two. Thus, in Director of public Prosecution v. Kilbourne, the English… Continue reading Relationship of Relevancy and Admissibility

Relevancy and Admissibility

Relevancy and Admissibility: The basic principle governing admissibility is that a piece of evidence is admissible if it is relevant but it is inadmissible if it is not relevant. So, it is only evidence of relevant facts which is admissible in evidence. See Section 1 of the Evidence Act, 2011.By this section, evidence may be… Continue reading Relevancy and Admissibility