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RULES OF EVIDENCE

ARTICLE VI. WITNESSES

Rule 601. General Rule of Competency


    (a) General rule of competency. Every person is competent to be a witness except as otherwise provided by statute or in these rules.

    (b) Incompetence of a witness. A person is not competent to testify as a witness if the court finds that the witness lacks sufficient capacity to observe, remember and narrate as well as understand the duty to tell the truth.

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