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Winning A cross-examination: Unrevealing Tips Winning A cross-examination: Unrevealing Tips

Bronze medal Reporter Adv.Sanu Mathew Posted 1 Nov 2019
Winning A cross-examination: Unrevealing Tips

The most ideal approach to figure out how to lead winning rounds of questioning cross-examinations in civil cases is through involvement.

What is cross-examination means?

The questioning of a witness or party during a trial, hearing,or deposition by the party opposing the one who asked the person to testify in order to evaluate theb truth of that persons testimony, to develop the testimonyfurther,or to accomplish any other objective.The interrogation of a;witness or party by the party opposed to the one who called the witness or party,upon a subject raised during direct examination the initial questioning of a witness or party on the merits of that testimony.

Cross-examination in civil cases:

The plaintiff has the option to start except if the respondent concedes the realities asserted by the plaintiff and fights that either in purpose of law or on some extra actualities claimed by the litigant the plaintiff isn't qualified for any piece of the alleviation which he looks for, in which case the litigant has the privilege to start. Witness’s evidence-in-chief without them having to give such proof verbally prior to cross-examination.

Power to examine witness immediately

(1) Where a witness is about to leave the jurisdiction of the Court or other sufficient cause is shown to the satisfaction of the Court why his evidence should be taken immediately, the Court may, upon the application of any party or of the witness, at any time after the institution of the suit, take the evidence of such witness in manner hereinbefore provided.

(2) Where such evidence is not taken forthwith and in the presence of the parties, such notice as the Court thinks sufficient, of the day fixed for the examination, shall be given to the parties.

(3) The evidence so taken shall be read over to the witness, and, if he admits it to be correct, shall be signed by him, and the Judge shall, if necessary, correct the same, and shall sign it, and it may then be read at any hearing of the suit.

In a decided case Modula India vs. Kamakshya Singh Deo the court stated that cross-examination is permitted of the plaintiff’s witnesses by the defendant whose defence is struck off, procedural chaos may result unless great care is exercised and it may be very difficult to keep the cross-examination within limits. But this is a difficulty of procedure rather than substance. It is a matter to be sorted out in practical application rather than by laying down a hard and fast rule of exclusion. For further details please contact civil lawyers in India

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