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LEADING AND NON LEADING QUESTIONS GENERAL RULE: non-leading questions in examination in chief EXCEPTIONS:
1. Introductory matters
2. Undisputed matters
3. Hostile witnesses: where the court has given leave for the party to treat its own witness as hostile
CROSS EXAMINATION AS TO CREDIT
1.For example one may ask questions to show that the witnesses' testimony has errors or omission, inconsistencies, exaggeration or improbabilities.Once can also ask questions on previous convictions, bias, corruption, lack of veracity and discreditable conduct.LIMITS: Such questions are proper if they are of such a
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