HC Deb 07 February 1980 vol 978 c278W
18. Mr. Wm. Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he has any plans to make changes in the law relating to the admissibility of evidence in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Humphrey Atkins

I keep under close and continuous review all aspects of the law relating to terrorism, including the rules of evidence. If and when I am satisfied that changes would be of real help to the security forces without unacceptable derogation from the necessary standards of legal procedure, I shall bring proposals before this House.

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