Criminal Code

Version of section 715.2 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-01-01:

Marginal note:Evidence of complainant
  •  (1) In any proceeding relating to an offence under section 151, 152, 153, 153.1, 155 or 159, subsection 160(2) or (3) or section 163.1, 170, 171, 172, 173, 210, 211, 212, 213, 266, 267, 268, 271, 272 or 273 in which the complainant or other witness is able to communicate evidence but may have difficulty doing so by reason of a mental or physical disability, a videotape, made within a reasonable time after the alleged offence, in which the complainant or witness describes the acts complained of is admissible in evidence if the complainant or witness adopts the contents of the videotape while testifying.

  • Marginal note:Order prohibiting use

    (2) The presiding judge may prohibit any other use of a videotape referred to in subsection (1).

  • 1998, c. 9, s. 8.
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