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Section 332 Crimes Act 1900
Certain Technical Defects Provided for

Section 332 of the Crimes Act 1900 is Certain Technical Defects Provided for and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 332 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Certain Technical Defects Provided for’ and reads as follows:

332 Certain Technical Defects Provided for

If on the trial of a person for perjury or for an offence under section 330 (False statement on oath not amounting to perjury):

(a) any affidavit, deposition, examination or declaration offered in evidence is wrongly entitled or otherwise informal or defective, or

(b) the jurat to any such instrument is informal or defective,
the accused is not entitled to an acquittal because of the omission, defect or informality but the instrument (if otherwise admissible) may be given in evidence and used for all purposes of the trial.

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