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Excluding Evidence on a Case Management Basis

Soh Kian Peng & Chia Ting Xuan Jordan

[2024] SAL Prac 6

The new civil procedure regime ushered in by the Rules of Court 2021 encourages a cost-effective approach towards litigation. To this end, there is an argument to be made for excluding evidence, that would otherwise be admissible, on a case-management basis. This article explores the viability of such arguments, and concludes that if the Ideals of the Rules of Court 2021 are to be fully realised, amendments may have to be made to the Evidence Act 1893 (2020 Rev Ed).