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Evidence Act 1973

Authoritative Version
  • - C1973A00080
  • No longer in force
Act No. 80 of 1973 as made
An Act To amend the Evidence Act 1905-1964.
Registered 14 Sep 2010
Date of Assent 19 Jun 1973
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Evidence Act 1973

No. 80 of 1973

 

AN ACT

To amend the Evidence Act 1905–1964.

[Assented to 19 June 1973]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Evidence Act 1973.

(2)  The Evidence Act 1905–1964, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Evidence Act 1905–1973.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on a date to be fixed by Proclamation.

3.  Section 8 of the Evidence Act 1905–1964 is repealed and the following section substituted:—

Proof of Gazette.

“8. (i)  The mere production of a paper purporting to be the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette shall in all Courts be evidence that the paper is the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette and was published on the day on which it bears date.

“(2)  The mere production of a paper purporting to be the Australian Government Gazette shall in all Courts be evidence that the paper is the Australian Government Gazette and was published on the day on which it bears date.”.