LLA 1338 In camera evidence
In certain situations, the witness which one party wants to call may have been subjected to intimidation or threats, and therefore does not want to give evidence or will only give evidence in such a manner that his identity is kept secret. In this case the representative must apply to the chairperson or arbitrator to be permitted to lead in camera [“in secret”] evidence.
This course explains the law and best practice with regard to this form of evidence.
What Will You Learn?
- Know the meaning of in camera evidence
- Appreciate the need for this evidence and its purpose
- Understand the link between in camera evidence and hearsay evidence
- Be able to present an argument in support of the submission of this form of evidence
- Be able to present an argument against the submission of this form of evidence
- Make an application for this type of evidence, and oppose the application.
- Prepare the necessary evidence
- Make the necessary arrangements
- Make a ruling regarding the admission of this form of evidence
- Assess in camera evidence and give reasons why the evidence was admitted or rejected.
LLA 1338 Outcomes and overview
LLA 1338 Outcomes00:00
LLA 1338 Module 1: Introduction
LLA 1338 Module 100:00
LLA 1338 Module 2: Stage 1: application to have in camera evidence heard
LLA 1338 Module 200:00
LLA 1338 Module 3: Stage 2: argument in support of the application
LLA 1338 Module 300:00
LLA 1338 Module 4: Stage 3 The Ruling
LLA 1338 Module 400:00
LLA 1338 Module 5: Stage 4 Evidence in camera
LLA 1338 Module 500:00
LLA 1339 Module 6: Stage 5 The witness’s evidence is heard
LLA 1338 Module 600:00
LLA 1338 Module 7: Stage 6: Argument re admissibility of the in camera evidence
LLA 1338 Module 700:00
LLA 1338 Module 8: Stage 7: Assessment
LLa 1338 Module 8 Assessment00:00
LLA 1338 Module 9: Review
LLA 1338 Quiz
LLA 1338 In camera evidence Quiz