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Version of section 714.3 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-09-18:

Marginal note:Audio evidence — witness in Canada

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

  • (a) the location and personal circumstances of the witness;

  • (b) the costs that would be incurred if the witness had to be physically present;

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

  • (d) 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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