Oregon Statutes - Chapter 136 - Criminal Trials - Section 136.432 - Limitation on courtís authority to exclude relevant evidence.

A court may not exclude relevant and otherwise admissible evidence in a criminal action on the grounds that it was obtained in violation of any statutory provision unless exclusion of the evidence is required by:

(1) The United States Constitution or the Oregon Constitution;

(2) The rules of evidence governing privileges and the admission of hearsay; or

(3) The rights of the press. [1997 c.313 §1]

Note: 136.432 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 136 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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