Analysis of the Statutory Mandates on Examination and Cross-Examination of Witnesses

  • Nanda Kishore M
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  • Nanda Kishore M

    Student at CRM Universities, School of Legal Studies, India

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Witness is the one who have seen a particular act and willing to convey the same as testimony. The testimony is given under an oath and deposition either in oral or written and also by affidavit. The examination of witness is a crucial part where it decides the originality of the case. The Indian Evidence Act, Section 135 deals with cross-examination of witnesses who are present. Further the rights and protection of the witness are equally important. Hence various rights and scheme have been imposed by the government to protect the witness. The examination and cross examination of witness is having certain limitations in which the witness shall be examined. There are various pronouncements and cases in which the witness shall be protected by proving equal rights. In this paper the researcher will analyse the clauses and section classified under different laws. Also, the researcher would analyse the rights been given to the witness and effectiveness of the witness protection scheme.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 2, Page 296 - 301


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