Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 8 - OFFENCES AGAINST HUMANITY AND RELATED OFFENCES  

Division 279 - Video link evidence  

SECTION 279.3   Technical requirements for video link  

(1)  
A witness can give evidence under a direction only if:


(a) the courtroom or other place in Australia where the court is sitting (the Australian location ); and


(b) the place where the evidence is given (the overseas location );

are equipped with video facilities that:


(c) enable appropriate persons at the Australian location to see and hear the witness give the evidence; and


(d) enable appropriate persons at the overseas location to see and hear appropriate persons at the Australian location.

(2)  
In subsection (1):

appropriate persons
means such persons as the court considers appropriate.




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