Any rule of common law under which a trial judge is required or permitted to give the jury a direction referred to in section 44F is abolished.
1 This provision abolishes the rule attributed to R v Markuleski (2001) 52 NSWLR 82.
2 Section 4 applies generally to override any rule of law or practice to the contrary of this Act.
Pt 4 Div. 9 (Heading and ss 44H–44K) inserted by No. 37/2017 s. 5.
Division 9—Accused giving evidence, interest in outcome of trial
S. 44H inserted by No. 37/2017 s. 5.