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JURISPRUDENCE Jurisprudence ? ?Expert? & ?witness of the fact? ? difference between ? Held, An expert is not a witness of fact ? and his evidence is really of an advisory character ? The duty of an expert witness ? is to furnish the Judge with the necessary scientific criteria for testing the accuracy of the conclusions so as to enable the Judge to form his independent judgment by the application of these criteria to the facts proved by the evidence of the case? The scientific opinion evidence, if intelligible, convincing and tested ? becomes a factor and often an important factor for consideration along with other evidence of the case? The credibility of such a witness depends on the reasons stated in support of his conclusions and the data and material furnished which form the basis of his conclusions? Evidence Act ? S 45 ?Expert opinion?Ramesh Chandra Aggrawala v. Regency Hospitals?relied. (Para 18) PDF
JURISPRUDENCE Jurisprudence ? Expert witness vis-a-vis witness of the facts ? Status of ? Duty of Court ? to see whether the basis of the opinion is correct and proper and then form its own conclusion ?But, that is not the case in respect of a witness of facts ? Facts are facts and they remain and have to remain as such forever. (Para 20) PDF
JURISPRUDENCE Jurisprudence ? Expert witness vis-a-vis witness of the facts ? Status of ? The witness of facts does not give his opinion on facts; but presents the facts as such ? However, the expert gives an opinion on what he has tested or on what has been subjected to any process of scrutiny. (Para 20) PDF