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Competencies of Trial: Fitness to Plead in New Zealand (eBook)

Competencies of Trial: Fitness to Plead in New Zealand (eBook)

Warren Brookbanks, 2011

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eBook 9781927149966 $149.00
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Competencies of Trial: Fitness to Plead in New Zealand addresses issues around the determination of fitness to plead, or competency to stand trial, which has long been a vexed issue for the law. .

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This book, through a detailed examination of the relevant legislation and developing case law, provides a clear and concise account of the current law and practice on fitness to plead in New Zealand.

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Butterworths Crimes Act 1961, 16th edition
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: The origins of the fitness rule

Chapter 2: Developments of the doctrine in New Zealand

Chapter 3: Raising the issue of fitness: S 9 hearings and beyond

Chapter 4: Establishing the threshold and determining fitness to stand trial

Chapter 5: Unfitness to plead in the United Kingdom

Chapter 6: Expert evidence in the assessment of trial competence

Chapter 7: Ethical issues in determining fitness

Chapter 8: Intellectually disabled offenders and determining trial competence

Chapter 9: Juvenile competence to stand trial

Chapter 10: Fitness to be sentenced

Chapter 11: Disposition of persons unfit to stand trial

Chapter 12: Conclusions and recommendations for reform

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