Video Recorded Evidence-In-Chief pilot
The Video Recorded Evidence-in-Chief pilot commenced on 12 September 2022 in Ipswich and Southport Magistrates courts. The pilot will run for 12 months for adult domestic and family violence related criminal proceedings.
The video recorded evidence-in-chief (VRE) statement can only be taken by a police officer and must be taken as soon as reasonably practicable after the alleged offence.
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