Tag Archives: Civil Evidence Act 1995

Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999

Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999

Reference: UK/1999/C/23 The Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 deals with a person’s competence in giving evidence in the criminal courts and contains additional restrictions on the use of certain types of evidence. The legislation is relevant for criminal proceedings in IT-related matters. Criminal evidence The Act provides for the referral of offenders under 18 to […]

Limitation Act 1980

Limitation Act 1980

The UK Limitation Act 1980 consolidates the Limitation Acts 1939 to 1980 and is relevant to IT professionals because of data retention. The Limitation Act 1980 is used as a base-line for retaining hard copy or electronic records – 6 years. Within this time period, you must start most contractual and negligence claims through the civil courts or […]

Civil Evidence Act 1995

Civil Evidence Act 1995

The Civil Evidence Act 1995 provides for the admissibility of hearsay evidence, the proof of certain documentary evidence and the admissibility and proof of official actuarial tables in civil proceedings… The Civil Evidence Act 1995 affects process controls impacting on evidential record-keeping are required to support legal admissibility of evidence, including electronic images and documents, in civil courts. You […]