Mambl 2013 (†619)Mambl, Adam J. "Electronic Evidence in Tanzania" Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review 10 (2013), p.123-127.
- best evidence (p.125): The court further pointed out that the law must keep abreast of technological changes as they affect the way of doing business. The conclusion that can be drawn from this case is that, although the evidence Act of Tanzania did not recognize the admissibility of electronic evidence, the court departed from the ‘best evidence rule’ and accepted electronic evidence by giving it equal weigh with physical evidence that is based on original documents. The court indeed made an important statement that was directed to the government and legislators by stating that it would, however, have been much better if the position were clarified beyond all doubt by legislation rather than judicial intervention. (†1410)