n. (adj. admissible) The quality of being permitted to serve as evidence in a trial, hearing, or other proceeding.


Material admitted as evidence may be challenged as not authentic or as unreliable.


Skupsky and MontaƱa 1994, 61The key to establishing admissibility as business records is to integrate their creation and maintenance into the records management program prior to the initiation of any litigation. The controlled creation and retention of documents for business purposes is what makes them admissible business records, and it is the records management program which demonstrates controlled creation and retention.