Justice Bryon commented on the admitting in evidence of documents in NAB v Rusu. He said that:
Documents are not ordinarily taken to prove themselves … Before a business record or any other document is admitted in evidence it is obviously necessary that there should be an evidentiary basis for finding that it is what is purports to be. NAB v Rusu at 17, also quoted in ASIC v Rich at 98
This is often know as the ‘evidentiary basis’ for documents, sometimes also known as ‘provenance evidence’.
- ASIC v Rich  NSWSC 417 (5 May 2007)
- Albrighton v Royal Prince Alfred Hospital  NSWLR 542
- Daw v Toyworld  NSWCA 25
- Nab v Rusu  NSWSC 539 (4 June 1999)