Admissibility and exclusion of evidence

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The test for exclusion under PACE 1984, s 78An accused has no entitlement to have evidence excluded simply because it has been obtained unlawfully. To...
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Exclusion of evidence from the trialRelevant evidence must concern an issue in the case. That may be so whether or not that issue is actively disputed...
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