An independent witness:
- Is fourteen (14) years or older;
- Is mentally capable of providing testimony in court, at the time of signing;
- Is not specified in the Will (for example as Executor, Trustee, Heir, Legatee or Beneficiary); and
- Is not the spouse of anyone who has been specified in the Will (the Testator/Testatrix, Executor, Trustee, Heir, Legatee or Beneficiary([ies]).