Committee for Home Affairs - P.2017/50
The States are asked to decide:
Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter dated 15 May, 2017 entitled Video-Recorded Evidence in Criminal Proceedings of the Committee for Home Affairs, they are of the opinion:-
1. To approve the proposals to permit a court in the Bailiwick to direct that a video-recording of a witness's evidence may be admitted as that witness's evidence in chief during criminal proceedings for any offence, as set out in the Video-Recorded Evidence (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2017;
The above Proposition has been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications.