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Procedural Fairness

An important decision from the High Court was published today, concerning the obligations of prosecutors to adduce evidence of mixed-statement records of interview: Nguyen v The Queen [2020] HCA 23.

Whilst the case at first instance comes from the NT, where the Uniform Evidence Act provisions apply, doubtless the judgment will have an impact here despite that fact.

The WA DPP sought to intervene in the hearing but was refused leave to do so.

Nguyen v R

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