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In a trial, a court must decide what the facts are. A court makes its determination of what the facts are based on a consideration of the evidence that is presented to it.

Evidence is all the information given directly to the court by a witness. It must comply with particular rules. This is the only information of which the court can take notice of.

Much of the Law of Evidence relevant to South Australia is contained in the Evidence Act 1929 (SA).

Evidence  :  Last Revised: Thu Jun 16th 2016
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