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EVIDENCE ACT 1995 - SECT 118

Legal advice

                   Evidence is not to be adduced if, on objection by a client, the court finds that adducing the evidence would result in disclosure of:

                     (a)  a confidential communication made between the client and a lawyer; or

                     (b)  a confidential communication made between 2 or more lawyers acting for the client; or

                     (c)  the contents of a confidential document (whether delivered or not) prepared by the client, lawyer or another person;

for the dominant purpose of the lawyer, or one or more of the lawyers, providing legal advice to the client.



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