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Witnesses

Information about witnesses who appear in court including whether they have to go to court.

This topic is about witnesses to crimes under Victorian law. Witnesses may observe documents being signed, they may be experts in a particular field or they may have witnessed a crime taking place. This topic is about witnesses rights and responsibilities.

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