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Oral evidence in court

Introduction

1. This section outlines the stages of the trial process that involve a witness giving evidence at court. It also outlines important legal rules and procedures that affect the admission of the witness's evidence at court.

2. Although inspectors do not currently undertake a full trial, it is important that you understand all aspects of the trial process, as this information will inform your decisions at other stages in the prosecution process.

Updated 2009-07-07