Where under the Patents Rules 20071 evidence may be filed, the evidence must be by witness statement, statement of case, affidavit, statutory declaration or in any other form which would be admissible as evidence in proceedings before the court2. A witness statement or a statement of case may only be given in evidence if it includes a statement of truth3. Evidence is to be by witness statement unless the comptroller directs or any enactment requires otherwise4.
The comptroller has the powers of a judge of the High Court as regards the attendance of witnesses and the discovery and production of
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