Part 5 Evidence

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In section 6 of the Criminal Procedure Act 1865 (witness's conviction for offence may be proved if not admitted)—

(a)     for “A witness may be” there is substituted “If, upon a witness being lawfully”;

(b)     the words “and upon being so questioned, if” are omitted.

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In section 1 of the Criminal Evidence Act 1898 (defendant as witness)—

(a)     at the beginning of subsection (2) there is inserted “Subject to section 101 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (admissibility of evidence of defendant's bad character),”;

(b)     subsection (3) is omitted.

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(1)     Section 74 of the Police and

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