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Evidence of a journalist

Protections under Part 8A of the Evidence Act 1929 (SA), commonly referred to as shield laws, mean that a journalist cannot generally be compelled by a court to answer any question, or produce any document, that discloses the identity of a confidential informant [see section 72B of the Evidence Act 1929 (SA)].

For more information see: Laws relating to Journalists.

Evidence of a journalist  :  Last Revised: Mon Aug 13th 2018
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