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“criminal proceedings” means criminal proceedings in relation to which the strict rules of evidence apply;
“defendant”, in relation to criminal proceedings, means a person charged with an offence in those proceedings;
“document” means anything in which information of any description is recorded, but not including any recording of sounds or moving images;
“oral evidence” includes evidence which, by reason of any disability, disorder or other impairment, a person called as a witness gives in writing or by signs or by way of any device;
“video recording” means any recording, on any medium, from which a
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