Where, in trial or appeal proceedings1 the Director of Service Prosecutions2 intends to adduce evidence of a defendant's bad character3, or a defendant intends to adduce evidence of another defendant's bad character, or to cross-examine a witness with a view to eliciting such evidence, he must serve on the court administration officer and all other parties to the proceedings a notice of that intention4. An application to exclude evidence of a defendant's or appellant's bad character5 in trial or appeal proceedings must be made in writing to the court administration officer and served on all other parties to the
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