Secondary evidence


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Related to Secondary evidence: Primary Evidence
that which is admitted upon failure to obtain the primary or best evidence.

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The report is defective in the eye of law as it is based on secondary evidence, which is not admissible as per the Evidence Act," Sanaullah said.
The report is defective in the eye of law because it is based on secondary evidence, which is not admissible as per the Evidence Act,' he added.
Soon after the release of the report, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, held a press conference, clarifying that: "The report is defective in the eye of law as it is based on secondary evidence, which is not admissible as per the Evidence Act".
He explains setting the right foundations, managing expectations, setting realistic objectives, and handling ethical factors; designing for relevance, including scaling the evaluation, mixing primary and secondary evidence, and proportionality of approach; conducting process, economic, and impact evaluations; and analysis challenges, how the different roles in evaluation help make evidence useful and used, and emerging issues and questions in evaluation and for evaluators.
The trial court relied instead on certifications from bank officers, which should only pass as secondary evidence inadmissible under the Rules of Court, Flores said.
I countered that under California's secondary evidence rule (unlike the federal best evidence rule (18)), "[tjhe content of a writing may be proved by otherwise admissible secondary evidence.
While one is on board with Haines in his provocative analysis of the silk route's associations with 'Aryan' self-making in the mid-20th century Germany, one is also left shortchanged with how the book refrains from penetrating further into the complex narratives and histories of the silk route before the 18th century, secondary evidence for which is widely available and difficult to contest.
However, DNA could only be used as a secondary evidence.
I went to a comprehensive school in the eighties and my first history lesson involved identifying the primary and secondary evidence sources that would tell us about a man buried in a peat bog.
Simon Hall has included a wealth of primary and secondary evidence in support of his thesis that these movements all deployed the tactics and rhetoric of the 1960s protest movements to shape national political debate successfully.
Eighteen months later primary evidence is non-existent and secondary evidence disputed.
The book includes illustrations from across the 19th and 20th century taken from a range of primary and secondary evidence including postcards, newspaper images and artistic images.