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Evidence Code - EVID

DIVISION 6. WITNESSES [700 - 795]

  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Competency [700 - 704]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299. )

  
702.  

(a) Subject to Section 801, the testimony of a witness concerning a particular matter is inadmissible unless he has personal knowledge of the matter. Against the objection of a party, such personal knowledge must be shown before the witness may testify concerning the matter.

(b) A witness’ personal knowledge of a matter may be shown by any otherwise admissible evidence, including his own testimony.

(Enacted by Stats. 1965, Ch. 299.)