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Uniform Evidence Resources

Commentary and materials 

Uniform Evidence Manual – produced by the Judicial College of Victoria

The Uniform Evidence Manual is divided into Parts, following the structure of the Evidence Act 2008 with all major topics covered, including competence, witnesses, relevance, hearsay, opinion, tendency and coincidence, privileges, discretions and warnings.

Note – This manual is currently undergoing a major update, as some material is out of date.

Pocket Evidence Law – produced by Justice Christopher Beale, Supreme Court of Victoria

The Pocket Evidence Law succinctly summarises key principles from the Evidence Act 2008 and is regularly updated with the latest cases by appellate courts.

Key Principles guides 

Our Key Principles guides are designed to assist judicial officers better understand the operation, and application, of the following Evidence Act 2008 (Vic) provisions.

Case notes

Quizzes

These knowledge tests will assist your understanding of key aspects of the Evidence Act 2008, including relevance, hearsay, opinion and discretionary exclusion of evidence.

Flowcharts

Further reading

Resources from the Australian, NSW and Victorian Law Reform Commissions