Evidence - hearsay
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(pre 2003) 4 year old was assaulted. She told her mother that the attacker was coloured (the accused was white). This was hearsay and inadmissible.
(pre 2003) Someone else had confessed to the offence D was charged with. Inadmissible hearsay.
(pre 2003) Microfilms of car manufacturer's records were inadmissible hearsay, although reliable.
Myers v DPP
(pre 2003) witness saw registration number of vehicle and told police officer, who wrote it down but did not get witness to verify it. Notes were inadmissible hearsay.
(pre 2003) 17 people called at D's house to buy drugs while police officers were there. Their statements could not be used to show that D was a dealer - hearsay.
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