Which of the following is true about Oath? (LQ)
|B||Compulsory and binds witness for evidence given|
|C||Holds witness responsible for consequences of evidence|
|D||Witness is liable for prosecution if he does not take oath|
Compulsory and binds witness for evidence given
a. Oath is compulsory and binds the witness for evidence give.
b. Giving willful false evidence while on oath is called Perjury (S.191 IPC), the witness can be prosecuted for perjury, imprisonment upto 7 years (S. 193 IPC).
c. A person below 12 years is not required to take oath.