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Order for examination of compellable witness

    (1)     For the purposes of this Part, if the Court of Appeal considers that it is in the interests of justice to do so, the Court of Appeal may order any witness who would have been a compellable witness at the trial to attend and be examined before the court, whether or not the witness was called at the trial.

    (2)     If the Court of Appeal makes an order under subsection (1), it may order that the examination of the witness be conducted, in accordance with the rules of court, before any person appointed by the Court of Appeal for that purpose.

    (3)     The Court of Appeal may admit as evidence any deposition of a witness taken in an examination under subsection (2).

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