RULES OF EVIDENCE
FOR THE TRIAL DIVISION OF THE
CHUUK STATE SUPREME COURT

Table of Contents

ARTICLE I.  GENERAL PROVISIONS
Rule 101.  Scope.
Rule 102.  Purpose and Construction.
Rule 103.  Ruling on Evidence.
Rule 104.  Preliminary Questions.
Rule 105.  Limited Admissibility.
Rule 106.  Remainder of or Related Writings or Recorded Statements.

ARTICLE II.  JUDICIAL NOTICE
Rule 2O1.  Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts.

ARTICLE III.  PRESUMPTIONS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS
Rule 301.  Presumptions in General Civil Actions and  Proceedings.

ARTICLE IV.  RELEVANCY AND ITS LIMITS
Rule 401.  Definition of "Relevant Evidence."
Rule 402.  Relevant Evidence Generally admissible; Irrelevant Evidence Inadmissible.
Rule 403.  Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice Confusion, or Waste of Time.
Rule 404.  Character Evidence Not Admissible to Prove Conduct; Exception; Other Crimes.
Rule 405.  Methods of Proving Character.
Rule 406.  Habit; Routine Practice.
Rule 407.  Subsequent Remedial Measures.
Rule 408.  Compromise and Offers to Compromise.
Rule 409.  Payment of Medical and Similar expenses.
Rule 410.  Inadmissibility of Pleas, Offers of Pleas and Related Statements.
Rule 411.  Liability Insurance.
Rule 412.  Rape Cases; Evidence of Victim's Past Behavior.

ARTICLE V.  PRIVILEGES
Rule 501.  General Rule.

ARTICLE VI.  WITNESSES
Rule 601.  General Rule of Competency.
Rule 602.  Lack of Personal Knowledge.
Rule 603.  Oath or Affirmation.
Rule 604.  Interpreters.
Rule 605.  Competency of Judge as witness.
Rule 606.   Reserved.
Rule 607.  Who may Impeach.
Rule 608.  Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness.
Rule 609.  Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime.
Rule 610.  Religious Beliefs or Opinions.
Rule 611.  Mode and Order of Interrogation and Presentation.
Rule 612.  Writing used to Refresh Memory.
Rule 613.  Prior Statements of Witnesses.
Rule 614.  Calling an Interrogation of witnesses by court.
Rule 615.  Exclusion of Witnesses.

ARTICLE VII.  OPINIONS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY
Rule 701.  Opinion Testimony by Lay witnesses.
Rule 702.  Testimony by Experts.
Rule 703.  Bases of' Opinion Testimony by Experts.
Rule 704.  Opinion on Ultimate Issue
Rule 705.  Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinions.
Rule 706.  Court Appointed Experts.

ARTICLE VIII.  HEARSAY
Rule 801.  Definitions.
Rule 802.  Hearsay Rule.
Rule 803.  Hearsay Exceptions: Availability of Declarant Immaterial.
Rule 804.  Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable.
Rule 805.  Hearsay Within Hearsay.
Rule 806.  Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant.

ARTICLE IX.  AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION
Rule 901.  Requirement of Authentication or Identification.
Rule 902.  Self-Authentication.
Rule 903.  Subscribing Witness' Testimony Unnecessary.

ARTICLE X.  CONTENTS OF WRITINGS, RECORDINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS
Rule 1001.  Definition.
Rule 1002.  Requirement of Original.
Rule 1003.  Admissibility of Duplicates.
Rule 1004.  Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents.
Rule 1005.  Public Records.
Rule 1006.  Summaries.
Rule 1007.  Testimony or Written Admission of Party.

ARTICLE XI.  MISCELLANEOUS RULES
Rule 1101.  Applicability of Rules.
Rule 1102.  Title.