What is the test for credibility in a criminal trial?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Penz v British Columbia (Superintendent of Motor Vehicles), 2022 BCSC 47 (CanLII):

Where credibility is at issue, an assessment of credibility involves examination of factors including, amongst others, whether the witness’ testimony seems unreasonable, impossible, or unlikely: Bradshaw v. Stenner, 2010 BCSC 1398, at para. 186.

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