Admissibility of the Hearsay Evidence
Based on section 114(1) Criminal Justice Act 2003 , hearsay in criminal proceeding is in " criminal proceeding, a statement made not in oral evidence in proceeding admissible as evidence of any matter stated if, but only if ......."
a) statutory provisions which make it admissible as dictated in s116 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.
b) any common law rule which is preserved by s118 Criminal Justice Act 2003
c) hearsay is admissible based on the agreement of the prosecution, accused and co accused.
d) due to the safety valve exception where the court is satisfied to admit hearsay evidence for the interest of justice.
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