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Australia. Law Reform Commission
Title
Evidence / the Law Reform Commission
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1985
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640
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LAW REFORM COMMISSION Report No. 26 (Interim) Evidence Volume 1 1
The Law Reform Commission Report No. 26 Interim EVIDENCE Volume 1 5
Contents 9
Terms of Reference 32
Participants 33
Summary 36
Summary of Recommendations 47
Part I INTRODUCTION 1. The Inquiry 65
2. The Laws of Evidence 77
3. Laws of Evidence: Purposes to be Served 88
Part II THE NEED FOR A COMPREHENSIVE AND UNIFORM LAW OF EVIDENCE 4. Inconsistencies and Uncertainties 105
5. A Uniform, Comprehensive Law? 172
Part III THE NEED FOR REFORM 6. The Need for Reform 183
7. Psychological and Physical Competence 188
8. Legal Competence and Compellability 195
9. Sworn and Unsworn Evidence 202
10. Manner of Giving Evidence 208
11. Relevance 219
12. Secondary Evidence of Documents 223
13. Hearsay Evidence 230
14. Opinion Evidence 255
15. Admissions and Confessions 263
16. The Rule in Hollington v Hewthorn 273
17. Evidence of Character and Conduct 281
18. Eye-Witness Identification 293
19. Privileges 316
20. Discretion to Exclude Illegally and Improperly Obtained Evidence 326
21. Standard of Proof 328
22. Matters of Which Proof Not Required 329
23. Corroboration 332
24. Authentication and Identification 339
25. Conclusion 342
Part IV COMMENTARY ON PROPOSALS 26. Introduction 345
27. Competence and Compellability 352
28. Sworn and Unsworn Evidence 372
29. Manner of Presenting Evidence 399
30. Relevance 416
31. Evidence of Documents 422
32. Hearsay Evidence 428
33. Opinion Evidence 472
34. Admissions 485
35. Convictions and Judgments as Evidence of Facts on Which They are Based 507
36. Evidence of Character and Conduct 512
37. Identification Evidence 538
38. Privilege Proposals 547
39. Discretions to Exclude Evidence1 593
40. Judicial Notice 604
41. Authentication and Identification 612
42. Standard of Proof 617
43. Corroboration 622
44. Miscellaneous 628

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