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EVIDENCE ACT 1995 - SECT 124

Loss of client legal privilege: joint clients

124 Loss of client legal privilege: joint clients

(1) This section only applies to a civil proceeding in connection with which 2 or more parties have, before the commencement of the proceeding, jointly retained a lawyer in relation to the same matter.
(2) This Division does not prevent one of those parties from adducing evidence of:
(a) a communication made by any one of them to the lawyer, or
(b) the contents of a confidential document prepared by or at the direction or request of any one of them,
in connection with that matter.



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