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The New Law of Evidence: Annotation and Commentary on the Uniform Evidence Acts - Second Edition (eBook)
Author(s): Anderson, J; Williams SC, N; Clegg, L
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A unique resource that presents 'the new law of evidence' in an accessible form.
In this work, the large body of 'new law of evidence' is presented in an accessible form: that is, the law arising from the extensive statutory revision by the Commonwealth and New South Wales in 1995, Tasmania in 2001 and Victoria in 2008. Complex statutory construction and substantive law issues receive comprehensive treatment. Differences between jurisdictions are also highlighted and discussed. Cross-referencing to relevant provisions helps to navigate around the Acts. In addition, readers may draw on numerous case examples and an alphabetical guide to the changes that the legislation has effected to common law principles. The New Law of Evidence annotates the forthcoming amendments to the Commonwealth and New South Wales Acts following the joint review and report of the Australian, New South Wales and Victorian Law Reform Commissions.
· Annotations to forthcoming amendments following the review of the Australian, New South Wales' and Victorian Law Reform Commissions.
· A glossary guides the reader to changes that the legislation has effected to common law evidence principles.
· Separate section on 'Introduction to Evidence Act 2001 (Tas)'.
· Arenson & Bagaric, Rules of Evidence in Australia, 2nd ed, 2007.
· Hunter, Cameron & Henning, Litigation II - Evidence and Criminal Process, 7th ed, 2005.
· Ligertwood, Australian Evidence, 4th ed, 2004.
· McNicol & Mortimer, Butterworths Tutorial Series ? Evidence, 3rd ed, 2005.
Chapter 1 - Preliminary
Chapter 2 - Adducing Evidence
Chapter 3 - Admissibility of Evidence
Chapter 4 - Proof
Chapter 5 - Miscellaneous
Oaths and Affirmations
Definitions and Other Expressions
Table - ALRC Reports: Commentaries and Draft Bills