The Act adds an exception to the hearsay rule to allow testimony of a third party concerning statements made by a sexually or physically abused child under age fourteen. The child must be available to testify and the court must find sufficient indications of the statement's reliability.
Georgia State University Law Review
"EVIDENCE Hearsay: Sexually Abused Children,"
Georgia State University Law Review:
2, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalarchive.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol2/iss2/6