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accounting concepts

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Accounting.

The basic theoretical ideas devised to support the activity of accounting. As accounting developed largely from a practical base, it has been argued that it lacks a theoretical framework....

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admissibility of evidence

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The principles determining whether or not particular items of evidence may be received by the court. The central principle of admissibility is relevance. All evidence that is sufficiently...

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conditional admissibility

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The admissibility of evidence whose relevance is conditional upon the existence of some fact that has not yet been proved. The courts permit such evidence to be given conditionally, upon...

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context

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The general principles of law found in legislation and case law (see precedent) are always applied locally, embedded in the facts of some individually situated case. The context in which ...

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credibility

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

The quality of meriting belief or confidence. In social psychology, the persuasiveness of a person or message source, generally associated with prestige. Research has shown that it consists...

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discovery

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

(disclosure of documents)

A pretrial procedure in which each party to litigation prepares a list of every document relevant to the proceeding that is in its possession or control,...

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evidence

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

(‘getting in’, tendering)

In legal proceedings oral evidence is adduced from a witness on oath in the witness box, or tendered as physical evidence or documentary evidence after...

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probative value

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The extent to which a particular piece of evidence could rationally affect the assessment of the probability of the existence of a fact in issue: Evidence Act 1995 (Cth) Dictionary ...

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qualitative characteristics of accounting information

Overview page. Subjects: Accounting.

The characteristics that make information in financial reports as useful as possible. The US Financial Accounting Standards Board, in its Statement of Financial Accounting Concepts No. 2,...

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real evidence

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

Evidence in the form of material objects (e.g. weapons). When an object is admitted in evidence, it is usually marked as an exhibit. Documents are not usually classified as real evidence,...

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res gestae

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

[Latin: things done]

The events with which the court is concerned or others contemporaneous with them. In the law of evidence, res gestae denotes both a rule of relevance according...

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