R v Nelson

CourtCourt of Appeal (Jamaica)
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3 cases
  • Dick et Al v R
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • 8 May 1985
    ...the answers received by him, from the young witness: Lal Khan (1981), 73 Cr. App. R. 190. 28 There is a relatively early Australian case, R. v. Lyons [1889] 15 V.L.R. 15, in which it was held that it was the duty of the judge to determine whether a child is competent to give evidence, and ......
  • Ketwaru v The State
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • 21 June 1999
    ...wrongly when he ruled that Samantha Ketwaru was competent to give sworn evidence. 21 Mr. Doodnauth Singh had referred to the case of R v. Nelson (1962) 5 W.I.R. 48 and had further submitted that the trial judge had to conduct two (2) tests and that it was only when those two tests have been......
  • Hardat Ketwaru v The State
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • Invalid date

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