Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Historical version for 6 January 2012 to 20 March 2012 (accessed 26 November 2014 at 08:39) Current version

97   Evidence for accused person

(1)  The Magistrate must give the accused person an opportunity to give evidence in the committal proceedings or to call any witness on the accused person’s behalf.
(2)  An accused person may make full answer and defence. An accused person may give evidence and may examine and cross-examine the witnesses giving evidence for the accused person or for the prosecution, respectively.
Note. For other provisions applying to evidence in committal proceedings, see the Evidence Act 1995.
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