Explanatory Memorandum

Criminal Justice (Evidence) (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

2004 No. 1501

Commentary on Articles

Repeals

64.Article 38 repeals existing legislation which is spent or superceded by this Order.

Part IV:  Other Evidence
Evidence by video recording

65.Article 39 permits a video recording of an interview with a witness (other than the defendant), or a part of such a recording, to be admitted as evidence in chief of the witness in a wider range of circumstances than is presently the case.

66.The court can authorise this provided that:

67.If these requirements are satisfied the court may admit the recording provided that: