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EVIDENCE ACT 1995 - SECT 14

Compellability: reduced capacity

14 Compellability: reduced capacity

A person is not compellable to give evidence on a particular matter if the court is satisfied that:

(a) substantial cost or delay would be incurred in ensuring that the person would have the capacity to understand a question about the matter or to give an answer that can be understood to a question about the matter, and
(b) adequate evidence on that matter has been given, or will be able to be given, from one or more other persons or sources.



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