I posted about resources available for the new Evidence Act a while back, and as the commencement date draws closer (even if it’s still not officially announced yet), I’m trying to absorb as much information about the changes as I can.
Why another text book? Well, this one is a little less annotated-legislative-commentary and a bit more expansive and discursive commentary. And if — like me — you’re still trying to get across all the changes, another informed perspective can only be a good thing.
A reminder too that the Australian, New South Wales and Victorian Law Reform Commissions produced joint publications discussing the new Act:
- Issues Paper (Dec 2004)
- Discussion Paper (July 2005)
- Final report (Dec 2005)
- VLRC implementation report (Feb 2006)
And the Judicial College of Victoria provides online resources including: