2007 Rule 87

87. Evidence in proceedings before the comptroller

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(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) to (5), evidence filed under this Part may be given-

  • (a) by witness statement, statement of case, affidavit, statutory declaration; or
  • (b) in any other form which would be admissible as evidence in proceedings before the court.

(2) A witness statement or a statement of case may only be given in evidence if it includes a statement of truth.

(3) Evidence is to be by witness statement unless the comptroller directs or any enactment requires otherwise.

(4) A witness statement, affidavit or statutory declaration must comply with the requirements of Part 1 of Schedule 2, unless the comptroller otherwise directs.

(5) For the purposes of this Part a statement of truth must be dated and signed by-

  • (a) in the case of a witness statement, the person making the statement; and
  • (b) in any other case, the party or his legal representative.
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