Tag archives: Evidence

Presenting your evidence in the small claims court

The small claims court resolves matters speedily, inexpensively and informally. Whether you are the claimant (plaintiff) or the party opposing the claim (the defendant), you must conduct your own case in court without legal representation. Here are some tips on dealing with your small claims court case. Proceedings are inquisitorial so the commissioner plays an … Continue reading

Criminal or delictual conduct must be proved on tested evidence

The Appeal Board of the Financial Services Board recently emphasised that findings of criminal or delictual conduct are only made by courts and lesser tribunals following hearings at which evidence is heard and tested by cross-examination. If decision-makers such as the registrar of short-term insurance have to consider whether wrongful conduct of that kind has … Continue reading