Proposed Uniform Evidence Act for the Northern Territory

Consultation is now closed.

The Northern Territory Government is proposing the enactment of a new evidence law based on the model Uniform Evidence Act. 

The timetable for this project includes introduction of legislation in the Legislative Assembly in mid-2011 and commencement by 31 March 2012. A consultation Bill and discussion paper have been released for public consultation and are as the following:

LPD10 346 Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Consultation Draft Bill (687.3 kb)

Evidence Act Discussion Paper (1.2 mb)

You are invited to make submissions on the Bill. Please address any comments or queries to me, Martin.Fisher@nt.gov.au by 28 February 2011.

Last updated: 18 April 2016