01 Oct '11, 3pm

Proposed changes to Evidence Act to improve court process: Law Minister

Proposed changes to Evidence Act to improve court process: Law Minister

Law Minister K Shanmugam said on Saturday: 'We are always looking to change the procedures, and the law for the better...and it's really to make the court process less cumbersome and more effective.' -- ST PHOTO: TERENCE TAN In his first comments following the Law Ministry's proposals to amend the Evidence Act, which sets out rules for the type of evidence that can be admitted in court, Law Minister K Shanmugam said on Saturday: 'We are always looking to change the procedures, and the law for the better...and it's really to make the court process less cumbersome and more effective.' 'Whether it's criminal or civil law, we are looking for an effective process by which the truth comes out and helps the court and the lawyer,' he added. The Law Ministry had proposed in a consultative paper, released on Friday, to ease the rules on hearsay evidence and the use of computer-gener...

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