The weight of evidence is the strength of the evidence intended to prove the facts or fact in issue.
In civil cases, the trial judge will deal with the issue of facts and law.
in criminal cases, the questions of fact depend on the type of cases being tried either it is tried summarily or on indictment.
In any cases tried on indictment, the jury will be the tribunal of fact.The tribunal of fact is also known as fact finder.
In any cases tried summarily, the magistrate will deal with the questions of fact and law.
The legal clerk will provide guidance and support to the lay magistrate in relation to the matter related to the questions of law