Excise Act 1901

PART XI - EXCISE PROSECUTIONS  

SECTION 143   DEFENDANT A COMPETENT WITNESS  

143(1)  
In every Excise prosecution the defendant shall be competent to give evidence.

143(2)  
In every Excise prosecution except for an indictable offence or for an offence directly punishable by imprisonment the defendant shall be compellable to give evidence.




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