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ONE-PERSON TESTIMONY AND ITS AUTHENTICITY IN CIVIL EVIDENCE

Furat R. Amin

Journal of college of Law for Legal and Political Sciences, 2020, Volume 9, Issue issue 35 part 1, Pages 293-309

Testimony is one of the important methods of civil proof, especially in the material facts that the evidence cannot be prepared in advance, and it is an indispensable method in the proof, and the importance of the testimony increases if it is the only evidence in the dispute before the judiciary, especially if the testimony of one person, any testimony On the one hand, this issue raised many problems and the jurisprudence regarding it was divided into two groups. One side went to take this testimony and the other side did not authorize that. The Iraqi Evidence Law No. 107 of 1979 amended the issue of the one-person testimony and authorized the court to take it with the right of the plaintiff, and this release and non-restriction may lead to results of divergence between the ultimate reality and the judicial truth, especially that one of the most important goals of the Evidence Law is the rapprochement between these two facts, therefore We chose it as a topic for our research to come up with suggested results and recommendations.