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Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977)

Chapter 24 : Evidence

232. Article may be proved in evidence by means of photograph thereof


(1) Any court may in respect of any article, other than a document, which any party to criminal proceedings may wish to produce to the court as admissible evidence at such proceedings, permit such party to produce as evidence, in lieu of such article, any photograph thereof, notwithstanding that such article is available and can be produced in evidence.


(2) The court may, notwithstanding the admission under subsection (1) of the photograph of any article, on good cause require the production of the article in question.