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1

Credible Witness.

Is one whose evidence is held by the court to be trustworthy no matter how bad the character of the witness may be.

2

Evidence.

Includes all legal means (exclusive of mere argument) which tends to prove or disprove the truth of the subject before the court.

3

Hearsay Evidence.

Is evidence at second hand given by a person who is merely repeating something said by another person.

4

Production.

Includes any liquid, animal, document, article or other thing which is alleged to have some connection with a crime, offence or incident under review.

5

Warrant.

An authority in writing issued by a Magistrate (Justice of the Peace or Sheriff) or other competent person, directing police officers to take a course of action which might not otherwise be lawful.