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Uniform Evidence Law: Commentary and Materials 5th ed

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ISBN13: 9780455235837
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780455230603
Published: July 2015
Publisher: Thomson Reuters Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £90.00



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Uniform Evidence Law: Commentary and Materials, 5th edition has been updated throughout to provide essential case and legislative extracts and thoughtful, concise commentary covering the uniform evidence legislation in the UEL jurisdictions of the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania.

This latest edition includes discussion of the following significant developments and new case law:

  • Important decisions on adducing documents (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Air New Zealand Ltd (No 1) [2012] FCA 1355, Re Idylic Solutions Pty Ltd [2012] NSWSC 568 and Wade (a pseudonym) v The Queen [2014] VSCA 13);
  • New decisions on relevance (Patrick v The Queen [2014] VSCA 89 and Clay v The Queen [2014] VSCA 269);
  • Discretionary exclusion (Dupas v The Queen (2012) 218 A Crim R 507);
  • Significant hearsay decisions (The Council of the New South Wales Bar Association v Franklin [2014] NSWCA 329, I S J v The Queen [2012] VSCA 321 and Clay v The Queen [2014] VSCA 269);
  • New cases on the business record exception (Lancaster v The Queen [2014] VSCA 333 and Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Air New Zealand Ltd (No 1) [2012] FCA 1355);
  • Important decisions on expert evidence (Honeysett v The Queen [2014] HCA 29, Kyluk Pty Ltd v Chief Executive, Office of Environment and Heritage [2013] NSWCCA 114), and Tuite v The Queen [2015] VSCA 148;
  • Privilege (Expense Reduction Analysts Group Pty Ltd v Armstrong Strategic Management and Marketing Pty Ltd [2013] HCA 46); and
  • New cases concerning proof (Henderson v Queensland [2014] HCA 52, Brown v New South Wales Trustee and Guardian [2012] NSWCA 431 and NOM v Director of Public Prosecutions [2012] VSCA 198).

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
Part I Introduction
Ch 1 Introduction

Part II Adducing Evidence
Ch 2 Witnesses
Ch 3 Documents
Ch 4 Real Evidence

Part III Admissibility of Evidence
Ch 5 Relevance
Ch 6 Discretions to Exclude or Limit Use of Evidence
Ch 7 Hearsay
Ch 8 Opinion
Ch 9 Admissions
Ch 10 Tendency and Coincidence
Ch 11 Credibility
Ch 12 Character
Ch 13 Identification Evidence
Ch 14 Privilege

Part IV Proof
Ch 15 Burden and Standard of Proof
Ch 16 Judicial Notice
Ch 17 Facilitation of Proof
Ch 18 Corroboration and Warnings
Ch 19 Prima Facie Case

Part V Case Files and Answers to Problems
Ch 20 Case Files
Ch 21 Answers to Questions

Appendix – Relevant legislation