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Evidence Through Video Links

Volume 113: debated on Tuesday 31 March 1987

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Amendment No. 104, in page 15, line 23, at end insert—

'(3A) A statement made on oath by a witness outside the United Kingdom and given in evidence through a live vieo link by virture of this section shall be treated for the purposes of section 1 of the Perjury Act 1911 as having been made in the proceedings in which it is given as evidence.
(3B) Without prejudice to its generality, any power to make Crown Court Rules or Criminal Appeal Rules shall include power to make such provision as appears to the authority exercising the power to be necessary or expendient for the purposes of subsection (3A) above.'.—[Mr. Douglas Hogg.]