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Regarding the distinction between the question of law and fact, Patton observes: “However difficult it may be to define the exact difference …

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The Full Court commenced by observing that “[d]istinctions between a question of fact and a question of law can be elusive”. It went on to state that “[t]he proper interpretation, construction and application of a statute in a given case raises issues which may be or involve questions of fact or law or mixed fact and law”. It said that there were, nevertheless, “general propositions

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Whether a determinative question is one of law or of fact depends on the nature of the dispute. A question of law exists when the doubt or controversy concerns the correct application of law or jurisprudence to a certain given set of facts; or when the issue does not call for an examination of the probative value of the evidence presented, the truth or falsehood of …

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The short and simple answer is that questions of law are for the judge to decide whereas questions of fact are for the jury to decide. However, while technically correct, this short answer is incomplete. Especially if you are charged with a crime like intoxicated driving. One reason this explanation is incomplete is because it ignores the issue of jury nullification where …

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A question of law involves the interpretation of principles that are potentially applicable to other cases. In contrast, a question of fact requires an interpretation of circumstances surrounding the case at hand. Resolving questions of fact is the chief function of the jury. Resolving questions of law is a chief function of the judge.

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The distinction between questions of fact and law: a question without answer? Introduction 1 The topic of this morning’s discussion is the distinction between questions of fact and law. It is, as the High Court has commented, a “ vital distinction in many fields of law ”. 1 It is a distinction that turns on context. As Windeyer J wrote, the “ distinction between matters of …

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Point of fact Point of law must be answered by reference to facts and evidence, and inferences arising from those facts. must be answered by applying relevant legal principles or by an interpretation of the law Answers to questions of fact Only issue of law can be are considered to be raised on appeal. virtually fixed at trial. (cant be raised

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In law, a question of law, also known as a point of law, is a question that must be answered by applying relevant legal principles to interpretation of the law. Such a question is distinct from a question of fact, which must be answered by reference to facts and evidence as well inferences arising from those facts.

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In law, when a situation or a case is analysed, it is broken down into two parts – Question of Fact and Question of Law. Question of Fact – It is also known as Point of Fact. This question must be answered with reference to the facts and evidence of the case. In the US, a question of fact is decided by the Jury. This is decided on the basis

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What is a fact in law of evidence? Everything is a fact , whether it exists alone or along with other things. In the contemplation of the law , particularly the Nigerian Evidence Act (s. 258), it includes a state of things, the relationship between things and even any mental condition that any person is …

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, in Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank (Docket No. 13-1211), pertaining to the…

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Every question which has not been determined before and authoritatively answered by the law is a question of fact. (vi) Example: In case of filing an appeal, delay explained is question of fact. Who decides issues of fact? 1) An issue of fact, not law. A question of fact is resolved by a trier of fact, i.e. a jury or, at a bench trial, a judge, weighing the strength of …

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The Full Court of the Federal Court clarifies what constitutes a ‘question of law’ for appeals under section 44 of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal…

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Concept of Question of Fact in the context of Real Property. A short definition of Question of Fact: Question as to what actually happened. Determined by physical evidence and decided by a jury in a jury trial. This is an advance summary of a forthcoming entry in the Encyclopedia of Law. Please check back later for the full entry.

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COMMON QUESTIONS OF LAW AND FACT. 16 104. The Agreement that controls the transactions of all members of the Classes 17 provides identically for each that “[a]ll transactions on the iTunes Service are governed by 18 California law, without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions.”24 As such, the law

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Free Online Dictionary of Law Terms and Legal Definitions Legal Dictionaries of the Encyclopedia of Law Project. What do you need to know about law? Search in more than 1.500.000 entries. Questions Of Fact Author: John Garcia Read related entries on Q, QU, Translate Legal Terms Questions of Fact. Synonyms and Definition Contents. Questions of …

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Price’s Law says, “half of the publications come from the square root of all contributors.”. However, it is often used to support the idea that, “a few people generate half the results.” [1][2][3] [4] This general truism was related to his work in “Bibliometrics,” where he looked at the exponential growth of science, the half-life

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Question of Fact: Question of fact means a question apart from a question of law. Thus, i). any question not answered by a fixed rule of law; ii). Any question is other than what the law on a particular point is; iii). Any question which is to be decided by the Jury and not by the Judge is a question of fact.

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A question of law exists when the doubt or controversy concerns the correct application of law or jurisprudence to a certain given set of facts; or when the issue does not call for an examination of the probative value of the evidence presented, the truth or falsehood of facts being admitted.

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