Flashcards in Rules Of Evidence Deck (3):
When is hearsay evidence admissible in court?
When the circumstances include:
C - Contents of the statement.
H - How the statement was taken.
A - Accuracy of the statement.
N - Nature of the statement.
T - Truthfulness of the statement maker.
When is a person unavailable for court and hearsay evidence is available instead?
D - Dead
U - Unfit due to age/physical or mental condition.
N - Not compellable
C - Cannot with reasonable diligence be found.
O- Outside NZ and impracticable to bring back.