Extrinsic Evidence

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Extrinsic Evidence

Meaning of Extrinsic Evidence

External evidence , or that which is not contained in the body of an agreement , contract , will and the like. since only the words of a document may be considered by the court in interpreting or giving effect to it, extrinsic evidence is normally inadmissible . See parol evidence .

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Extrinsic Evidence in Historical Law

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Extrinsic evidence in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of extrinsic evidence.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Policeman
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

English Legal System: Extrinsic Evidence

In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of Extrinsic Evidence : Evidence of matters not referred to in a document offered in evidence to explain, vary, or contradict its meaning. Its admissibility is governed by the *parol evidence rule.







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