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1995 c. 38


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  Civil Evidence Act 1995 (c. 38)

1995 Chapter c. 38



Admissibility of hearsay evidence
1.  Admissibility of hearsay evidence.
Safeguards in relation to hearsay evidence
2.  Notice of proposal to adduce hearsay evidence.
3.  Power to call witness for cross-examination on hearsay statement.
4.  Considerations relevant to weighing of hearsay evidence.
Supplementary provisions as to hearsay evidence
5.  Competence and credibility.
6.  Previous statements of witnesses.
7.  Evidence formerly admissible at common law.
Other matters
8.  Proof of statements contained in documents.
9.  Proof of records of business or public authority.
10.  Admissibility and proof of Ogden Tables.
11.  Meaning of "civil proceedings".
12.  Provisions as to rules of court.
13.  Interpretation.
14.  Savings.
15.  Consequential amendments and repeals.
16.  Short title, commencement and extent.
  Schedule 1   Consequential amendments.
  Schedule 2   Repeals.

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