Dying Declaration

Swati Thapa & Isha
Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University

Uttrakhand, India

Volume-1, Issue-2, 2018

Dying declaration has been a crucial evidence which cannot be neglected as at times the deceased is the sole witness hence the dying declaration is an important piece of evidence which cannot be ignored. This research extensively highlights the main aspect of a dying declaration i.e., the scope, the forms and the admissibility of such statements in the court of law and also the exceptions to the dying declaration. It argues that the veracity and trustworthiness of the dying declaration varies from fact to fact. In addition, lack of consistency makes a dying declaration vulnerable to the situation of inadmissibility


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