LLA 1338 In camera evidence

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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.

Course Content

LLA 1338 Outcomes and overview
This module introduces the subject and explains what you will learn and be able to do after completing the course

  • LLA 1338 Outcomes
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LLA 1338 Module 1: Introduction
This module sets the background for the course

LLA 1338 Module 2: Stage 1: application to have in camera evidence heard
This module explains how the application to have this form of evidence should be made and how it can be opposed

LLA 1338 Module 3: Stage 2: argument in support of the application
This module explains how raise an argument in support of your application and how to oppose it.

LLA 1338 Module 4: Stage 3 The Ruling
This module explains the role purpose and function of a ruling on the application to hear in camera evidence

LLA 1338 Module 5: Stage 4 Evidence in camera
This module explains how evidence in camera may be presented.

LLA 1339 Module 6: Stage 5 The witness’s evidence is heard
At this stage the witness's evidence is heard

LLA 1338 Module 7: Stage 6: Argument re admissibility of the in camera evidence

LLA 1338 Module 8: Stage 7: Assessment
This module explains how a chair or arbitrator should assess in camera evidence

LLA 1338 Module 9: Review
This module concludes the course with a review of what has been covered.

LLA 1338 Quiz
This module is the quiz- the assessment of your understanding of the contents of our discussion