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4. Can the party pay his witnesses to attend the court to give evidence?

While it is not prohibited for paying any witnesses to attend court to give evidence, in practice such remuneration is usually paid to the expert witnesses.  For example, a doctor will testify your extent of injuries in a Personal Injuries Action.


Payment to ordinary factual witnesses to secure their attendance in Court to give evidence may be a potential ground for attack of credibility by the opposite party.