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JURY DIRECTIONS ACT 2015 - SECT 35

Definition

In this Division—

"identification evidence" means an assertion by a person, or a report of an assertion by a person, to the effect that—

        (a)     he or she recognises, or does not recognise, a person or object as the person or object that he or she saw, heard or perceived on the relevant occasion; or

        (b)     the general appearance or characteristics of a person or object are similar, or are not similar, to the general appearance or characteristics of the person or object that he or she saw, heard or perceived on the relevant occasion—

and includes—

        (c)     visual identification evidence within the meaning of section 114 of the Evidence Act 2008 ; and

        (d)     picture identification evidence within the meaning of section 115 of the Evidence Act 2008 .

Note

Section 115(7) of the Evidence Act 2008 requires particular jury directions in relation to picture identification evidence.



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