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The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Advance notice of expert evidence in Crown Court

80.—(1) Crown Court rules may make provision for—

(a)requiring any party to criminal proceedings before the court to disclose to the other party or parties any expert evidence which he proposes to adduce in the proceedings; and

(b)prohibiting a party who fails to comply in respect of any evidence with any requirement imposed by virtue of sub-paragraph (a) from adducing that evidence without the leave of the court.

(2) Crown Court rules made by virtue of this Article may specify the kinds of expert evidence to which they apply and may exempt facts or matters of any description specified in the rules.

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