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Version of section 714.4 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Audio evidence — witness outside Canada

 The court may receive evidence given by a witness outside Canada by means of technology that permits the parties and the court in Canada to hear and examine the witness, if the court is of the opinion that it would be appropriate, considering all the circumstances including

  • (a) the nature of the witness’ anticipated evidence; and

  • (b) any potential prejudice to either of the parties caused by the fact that the witness would not be seen by them.

  • 1999, c. 18, s. 95

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