118 Preservation of certain common law categories of admissibility
118 Preservation of certain common law categories of admissibility

(1)     The following rules of law are preserved.

Public information etc
1 Any rule of law under which in criminal proceedings—
(a) published works dealing with matters of a public nature (such as histories, scientific works, dictionaries and maps) are admissible as evidence of facts of a public nature stated in them,
(b) public documents (such as public registers, and returns made under public authority with respect to matters of public interest) are admissible as evidence of facts stated in them,
(c) records (such as the records of certain courts, treaties, Crown grants, pardons and commissions) are admissible as evidence of facts stated in them, or

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