A Bill To Amend the Law of Evidence. Whereas doubts have arisen as to the competency of the Aborigines to give evidence in Courts of Law in the Colony, by reason of their imperfect comprehension of the obligations now necessary to give validity to their testimony to be taken; ...
A BILL TO AMEND THE LAW OF EVIDENCE. WHEREAS DOUBTS HAVE ARISEN AS TO THE COMPETENCY OF THE ABORIGINES TO GIVE IN COURTS OF LAW IN THE COLONY, BY REASON OF THEIR IMPERFECT COMPREHENSION [etc.] ... THIS ORDINANCE MAY BE CITED FOR ALL PURPOSES AS "THE NATIVE EVIDENCE ORDINANCE, 1865.
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