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EVIDENCE ACT 1995 - SECT 180

Proof of identity of convicted persons--affidavits by members of Australian Federal Police

180 Proof of identity of convicted persons--affidavits by members of Australian Federal Police

(1) This section applies if a member of the Australian Federal Police:
(a) makes an affidavit in the form prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this section, and
(b) states in the affidavit that he or she is a fingerprint expert for the Australian Federal Police.
(2) For the purpose of proving before a court the identity of a person alleged to have been convicted of an offence against a law of the Commonwealth, the affidavit is evidence in a proceeding that the person whose fingerprints are shown on a fingerprint card referred to in the affidavit and marked for identification:
(a) is the person referred to in a certificate of conviction, or certified copy of conviction annexed to the affidavit, as having been convicted of an offence, and
(b) was convicted of that offence, and
(c) was convicted of any other offence of which he or she is stated in the affidavit to have been convicted.



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