Criminal Evidence Act 1992

Amendment of Criminal Procedure Act, 1967.

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10.The Criminal Procedure Act, 1967, is hereby amended—

( a) by the substitution, for paragraphs ( d) and ( e) of section 6 (1) of that Act (which provides for the service of documents on an accused), of the following paragraphs:

“( d) a statement of the evidence that is to be given by each of them,

( e) a copy of any document containing information which it is proposed to give in evidence by virtue of Part II of the Criminal Evidence Act, 1992,

( f) where appropriate, a copy of a certificate pursuant to section 6 (1) of that Act, and

( g) a list of exhibits (if any).”,

and

( b) by the substitution, for section 11 of that Act (which provides for service of additional documents on an accused after he has been sent forward for trial), of the following section:

“Additional documents.

11. (1) Where the accused has been sent forward for trial the Director of Public Prosecutions shall cause to be served on him a list of any further witnesses whom he proposes to call at the trial, with a statement of the evidence that is to be given by each of them, a list of any further exhibits, a statement of any further evidence that is to be given by any witness whose name appears on the list of witnesses already supplied, any notice of intention to give information contained in a document in evidence pursuant to section 7 (1) (b) of the Criminal Evidence Act, 1992, together with a copy of the document and any certificate pursuant to section 6 (1) of that Act, and copies of any statement recorded under section 7 and any deposition taken under that section or under section 14.

(2) Copies of the documents shall also be furnished to the trial court.”.