UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

100. The improper admission or rejection of evidence shall not be a ground of :
(a) new trial
(b) reversal of any decision
(c) conviction of accused
(d) both (a) and (b)

Answer and Notes Answer is D


Sandeep : According to the section 167 of the Evidence Act the improper admission or rejection of evidence shall not be ground of itself for a new trial or reversal of any decision in any case, if it shall appear to the court before which such objection is raised that, independently of the evidence objected to and admitted, there was sufficient evidence to justify the decision, or that, if the rejected evidence had been recieved, it ought not to have varied the decision.