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1

When must full disclosure be made

As soon as reasonably practical
Pleaded not guilty
First appearance in a youth court

2

If a violent offender requests full disclosure must it be given?

No. Not in a case where it is likely to endanger the safety of any person

3

Is a Defendant compellable to give evidence?

No, but they are eligible

4

Explain propensity evidence
Section 41 Evidence Act 2006

Incorporates the ability to offer evidence of a good propensity.
It allows Defendant to offer evidence of disruptable conduct
The Defendant opens the door to rebutting evidence by prosecutor

5

Hearsay

A statement made by a person other than the witness and is offered as evidence at the proceeding to prove the truth of its contents

6

Are Hearsay statements admissable

No, except where there is provision for admissibility in the evidence act 2006 or any other act.

7

What are the main exceptions to Hearsay rule?

Reliability
Unavailability or undue expense or delay

8

Are business records admissible?

Yes, where no useful purpose would be served by summoning or requiring the person to be a witness.