A photocopy of a cheque had been taken. The cheque itself was subsequently stolen. An expert gave evidence on the authenticity of the signature without having seen the original. It was held that statutory provisions were wide enough to allow the judge to give the photocopy the same status as the original for this purpose.
Criminal Procedure Act 1865 8
England and Wales
Updated: 09 April 2021; Ref: scu.83146