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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 151

Examination and cross-examination of witnesses

    (1)     A witness may be examined and cross-examined in any Court proceedings as the Court considers appropriate.

    (2)     If the Court regards a question directed at a witness as offensive, the Court may:

    (a)     disallow the question; or

    (b)     excuse the witness from answering the question.

    (3)     If the Court regards an examination or cross-examination of a witness as oppressive or repetitive, the Court may:

    (a)     disallow the examination or cross-examination; or

    (b)     excuse the witness from the examination or cross-examination.



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