Criminal Evidence Act 1992

Evidence through television link.

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13. (1) In any proceedings F10 [ (including proceedings under section 4E or 4F of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1967 ) ] for F11 [ a relevant offence ] a person other than the accused may give evidence, whether from within or outside the State, through a live television link—

( a) if the person is under F12 [ 18 years ] of age, unless the court sees good reason to the contrary,

( b) in any other case, with the leave of the court.

F13 [ (1A) In any proceedings (including proceedings under section 4E or 4F of the Criminal Procedure Act 1967 ) relating to an offence, other than a relevant offence, a court may, subject to section 14AA , grant leave for a victim of the offence to give evidence, whether from within or outside the State, through a live television link. ]

(2) Evidence given under subsection (1) F13 [ or (1A) ] shall be videorecorded.

(3) F14 [ ]