The Civil Evidence Act 1995 provides that in civil proceedings1 evidence must not be excluded on the ground that it is hearsay2. This principle means that many of the former difficulties in bringing evidence of historic boundaries where the deeds are not clear have been resolved3.
A party wishing to adduce hearsay evidence in a boundary dispute must give to the other party such notice of that fact and, on request, such particulars relating to the evidence as is reasonable and practicable in the circumstances for the purpose of enabling any matters arising from its being hearsay to be dealt
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