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Credible witness

Is one who's evidence is held by the court to be trustworthy
no matter how bad the character of the witness may be

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Evidence

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

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Hearsay evidence

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

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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

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Warrant

Is an authority in writing issued by a magistrate, justice of the peace, sheriff or other competent person
directing police officers to take a course of action
which might not otherwise be lawful