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Video and sound recorded on phone, admissible in civil case?

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  • Video and sound recorded on phone, admissible in civil case?

    A and B are having a heated discussion. A takes out his phone and starts to record the encounter by holding it in front of him in full view of B.

    B makes no reference to the phone; he doesn't give or deny permission for the encounter to be recorded.

    Can A submit the recording to an Industrial Tribunal as evidence of what has been said?
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  • #2
    Firstly Industrial Tribunal, now known as Employment Tribunal, have a read of the following,

    https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/e...-evidence#gref

    You need to be careful when using recordings, what you could do is transcribe the conversation.

    ULA

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    • #3
      Thank you ECHAT11 but this was not a 'covert' recording.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by G7ivp View Post
        Thank you ECHAT11 but this was not a 'covert' recording.
        I still think you need to make the Tribunal aware before you use it, I'm sure ULA will be able to give you the correct procedure you need to follow.

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        • #5
          ULA?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by G7ivp View Post
            ULA?
            Employment expert on this site.

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