Affidavit Evidence, Second Edition By Dr Andrew Chew Peng Hui
Affidavit Evidence, Second Edition by Dr Andrew Chew Peng Hui
|Dr Andrew Chew Peng Hui
|Hardcover (600 pp)
|Sweet & Maxwell
- Affidavits play an important role in the administration of justice, and many actions, particularly those that are interlocutory in nature, are decided solely on the basis of affidavit testimony. When evidence can be given in affidavit form in a convenient and thorough manner, it will aid in the efficient and orderly disposition of cases.
- The book provides a clear and complete explanation of this key aspect of litigation practise.This book examines a key topic in civil law from a local standpoint. The extensive discussion is backed up by numerous citations of case law, both domestic and international, as well as the relevant statutory requirements. The book's practical advice is quite useful, and it will benefit both seasoned and inexperienced practitioners.
- The book Affidavit Evidence has been organised in a systematic manner, which substantially boosts its utility. The book begins with the principles of affidavit preparation before delving into the formal requirements for legitimate affidavits. Before a consideration of defective affidavits, as well as the various curative provisions and remedial methods. Along with the practical aspects of filing and serving affidavits are examined.
- The book then moves on to a practical study of affidavits in specific proceedings, the evaluation of affidavit evidence, including cross-examination on affidavits, and a look at the consequences of falsifying affidavits.
- This updated version of Affidavit Evidence provides a wealth of information expertly compiled by a seasoned lawyer. It is completely revised to reflect recent legal changes, including the 2012 Rules of Court.
About the Author of Affidavit Evidence, Second Edition :
Customs offences / Dr. Andrew Chew Peng Hui, LL.B. (London), LL.M. (London), Ph.D. (London) of Lincoln's Inn, barrister-at-law, advocate of the High Court of Sabah & Sarawak.
Readership: Lawyers, judges, and court officials, as well as civil process teachers and students.