[1.] Witnesses admissible notwithstanding relationship to party adducing them.E+W+S+N.I.
It shall by the law of Scotland be no objection to the admissibility of any witness that he or she is the father or mother, or son or daughter, or brother or sister, by consanguinity or affinity, or uncle or aunt, or nephew or niece, by consanguinity, of any party adducing such witness in any action, cause, prosecution, or other judicial proceeding, civil or criminal; nor shall it be competent to any witness to decline to be examined and give evidence on the ground of any such relationship.
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