What is the diffrence between 'the burden of proof' and the standard of proof?

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Quite simple distinction really

Burden of Proof - Refers to the party who has the task of proving the facts in question. i.e. in a criminal case the 'burden of proving' guilt will rest firmly with the prosecution

Standard of Proof - The degree to which the burden must be satisfied. e.g. In a criminal case the standard of proof is 'beyond all reasonable doubt' and in civil cases the standard of proof is 'on the balance of probabilities'.

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