Thursday, August 26, 2010

In Limine - Defined & Explained

Latin word meaning " at the threshold " or "at the outset". It is a legal term used to pass a motion before the trial begins. Usually such motions are requested in order to remove any evidence which has been procured by illegal means or those that are objectionable by jury or which may make the jury bias.
For Example- Permission may be granted or refused in limine as the case may be.
The lawyer will be informed at the beginning of the application for review , if  such application is  successful.

Chin Mee Keong & Ors v Pesuruhjaya Sukan [2007] 7 MLJ 52

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