}, } 12) Duryodhan Rout vs State Of Orissa { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb7e310013', pos: 'old_btmslot_mobile_flex' }}, English XI - [The Hostile Witness] - Chapter Summary Monday, March 31, 2014 Posted by Adamjee Coaching No Comments English Chapter Summary XI [The Hostile Witness] Chap # 08 Laws may be divided  into `Substantive’ and `Procedural’ Laws. A says to B—”Go and ask C. C knows all about it.” C’s statement is an admission. If the Judge finds that in the process, the credit of the witness has not been completely shaken, he may, after reading and considering evidence of the witness, as a whole, with due caution and care, accept, in the light of the other evidence on the record, that part of his testimony which he finds to be creditworthy and act upon it. * free * free free: false Question no. name : 'Academic English',

Section 311 of the Code and Section 165 of the Evidence Act confer vast and wide powers on Presiding Officers of Court to elicit all necessary materials by playing an active role in the evidence collecting process. grecaptcha.ready(function() { if (window.location && window.location.pathname)

The power is exercised and the evidence is examined neither to help the prosecution nor the defence, if the Court feels that there is necessity to act in terms of Section 311 but only to subserve the cause of justice and public interest. 4685 , it was held that mere fact that a witness were declared Hostile by prosecution does not efface their evidence from record all together. } dictCodesArr["practical-english-usage"] = { 10. * PEU Under the English Act of 1865, a party calling the witness, can ‘cross-examine’ and contradict a witness in respect of his previous inconsistent statements with the leave of the court, only when the court considers the witness to be ‘adverse’. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162064', zoneId: '776446', position:'btf' }},

} { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'old_topslot' }}, } Question no. if (automationTool != null) Under the English Law, a party is not permitted to impeach the credit of his own witness by general evidence of his bad character, shady antecedents or previous conviction. Despite severe strictures passed by the courts, the Police did not give him up.”

Section 154 authorises the court in its discretion to permit the person who calls a witness to put any question to him which might be put in cross-examination by the adverse party. To confine this power to the stage of examination-in-chief is to make it ineffective in practice.