The article analyzes such properties of evidence in the criminal procedure legislation as pertinence and admissibility. It is offered to replace the term “pertinence” in the definition of appropriate property of evidence by the term “relevancy” as the most fully reflecting the property essence and significance. The treatment of notions “inadmissible evidence” and “not legally binding evidence”, which are not identical and are differentiated one from another is given. It suggests a new version of the text of the Article 75 of the Criminal Procedure Code of the Russian Federation “Inadmissible Evidences”.

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V. I. Tolmosov

Samara Academy for the Humanities

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