McLellan v Bowyer [1961] HCA 49 | 11 August 1961

ON 11 AUGUST 1961, the High Court of Australia delivered McLellan v Bowyer [1961] HCA 49; (1961) 106 CLR 95 (11 August 1961).

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/high_ct/106clr95.html

When exercising its discretion to grant leave to treat a witness as hostile, the court may take into account the witnesses’ demeanour, prior inconsistent statements, conduct in the witness box, answers to non-leading questions and choice of language (at 102-103).

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