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Foreign Evidence Amendment Bill 2010

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  • Foreign Evidence Amendment Bill 2008
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Foreign Evidence Act 1994
to: streamline the process for adducing foreign material that appears to consist of a business record; and make amendments in relation to: testimony obtained from foreign countries; non-conviction based proceeds of crime matters; court discretion when using foreign evidence; and the Attorney-General’s certification of foreign material. Also contains application and transitional provisions.