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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.

2

Hearsay evidence

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

3

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.

4

Warrant

An authority in writing issued by 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.

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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.