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Explanatory Memorandum to Criminal Justice (Evidence) (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Part II: Evidence of Bad Character

“Bad character”

7.Part II of the Order is concerned with evidence of Bad Character.

8.Article 3defines “evidence of bad character” for the purposes of Part II as “evidence of, or a disposition to, misconduct”. This does not include evidence to do with the alleged facts of the case, or of misconduct in connection with the investigation or prosecution of the offence.

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