The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50
University of New Zealand. — Law of Evidence
University of New Zealand.
Law of Evidence.
(Only eight questions to be answered.)
|1.||Can priests be compelled to disclose confessions made to them professionally? Give reasons for your answer.|
|2.||What is meant by secondary evidence, and when may it be given? How would you prove the judgment of a colonial court in England?|
|3.||Define and fully illustrate "estoppel en pais."|
|4.||In what cases may evidence of character be offered? and when and how may the credit of a witness be impeached?|
|5.||Classify the facts of which courts will take judicial notice.|
|6.||What is the consequence of the improper admission or rejection of evidence in civil and criminal cases respectively?page 2|
|7.||"Res inter alios acta alteri nocere non debet." Explain this maxim with reference to the Law of Evidence.|
|8.||What is the force of a subpoena duces tecum? and what excuses for non-compliance will be sufficient?|
|9.||How do the Stamp Acts affect the admissibility in evidence of documents? What documents do or do not require a stamp?|
|10.||"Where a deed is thirty years old it proves itself." Explain this statement, making the necessary qualifications.|