A Practical Guide to Criminal Procedure in New Zealand, 2nd edition
A Practical Guide to Criminal Procedure in New Zealand 2nd ed is designed to be a convenient and practical handbook for anyone working within the criminal procedure area in New Zealand
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This book provides comprehensive commentary to the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, in addition to the accompanying Regulations and Rules.
When it was enacted, the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 represented the most significant reform of criminal procedure in over 50 years. This second edition takes in developments in the law since the legislation was first passed.
Criminal procedure legislation is annotated by a leading expert in the field, so as to provide maximum usability to practitioners practicing in criminal procedure.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 – Introduction
Chapter 2 – Preliminary provisions
Chapter 3 – Commencement of proceedings
Chapter 4 – Pleas and election
Chapter 5 – Case management
Chapter 6 – Sentencing indications
Chapter 7 – Transfer to trial court
Chapter 8 – Pre-trial procedures and pleas
Chapter 9 - Trial
Chapter 10 – Presence of parties at hearing
Chapter 11 – Provisions relating to charges
Chapter 12 – Retrials following acquittals
Chapter 13 – Adjournments, transfers, witness summons and warrants
Chapter 14 – Dealing with defendants under 20
Chapter 15 – Stays, rehearings and records
Chapter 16 – Solicitor-General’s role and Crown involvement
Chapter 17 – Reporting and publication
Chapter 18 – Appeals: introduction
Chapter 19 – Pre-trial appeals
Chapter 20 – Conviction appeals
Chapter 21 – Sentence appeals
Chapter 22 – Contempt of court appeals
Chapter 23 – Costs order appeals
Chapter 24 – Suppression order appeals
Chapter 25 – Question of law appeals
Chapter 26 – Other appeals
Chapter 27 – Solicitor-General’s references appeals
Chapter 28 – Appeals: general provisions
Chapter 29 – District Court Jurisdiction
Chapter 30 – General Provisions
Chapter 31 – Rules and Regulations
Chapter 32 – Transitional and savings provisions
Appendix A – Criminal Procedure Rules 2012
Appendix B – Court of Trial Protocol
Appendix C – Crown Prosecution Regulations 2013
Appendix D – Solicitor-General’s Prosecution Guidelines