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Crimes Act 1961, 23rd edition

Crimes Act 1961, 23rd edition

LexisNexis, 2018

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Book 9780947514778 $65.00

A convenient, accessible and portable collection of relevant criminal law statutory material.


Format: Paperback


The best-selling legislation book, Crimes Act 1961, is now up to its 23rd edition – consolidated and reviewed annually for your convenience.

Current as at 10 July 2017, Crimes Act 1961 remains an accessible and portable reference point for students and practitioners of criminal law. Including the necessary statutory material with editorial and history notes, this is the perfect tool for practise or study.

The book contains the following legislation:

• Crimes Act 1961
• New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990



• Convenient go-to text for the Crimes Act 1961 and New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990; Acts which are dealt with daily by students, criminal practitioners and police.
• Portable, compact and affordable
• Provides up-to-date, consolidated legislation as taught and required in compulsory second-year criminal law courses at universities.


Related LexisNexis Titles

Downs et al, Cross on Evidence, 10th edition, 2017
McGovern & Hill, Student Companion: Criminal Law, 6th edition, 2016
Garrow and Turkington’s Criminal Law in New Zealand (online resource)

Table of Contents

Crimes Act 1961
Part 1: Jurisdiction
Part 2: Punishments
Part 3: Matters of justification or excuse
Part 4: Parties to the commission of offences
Part 5: Crimes against public order
Part 6: Crimes affecting the administration of law and justice
Part 7: Crimes against religion, morality, and public welfare
Part 8: Crimes against the person
Part 9: Crimes against reputation
Part 9A: Crimes against personal privacy
Part 10: Crimes against rights of property
Part 11: Threatening, conspiring, and attempting to commit offences.
Part 11A: Obtaining evidence by interception devices
Part 12: Procedure
Part 13: Appeals
Part 14: Miscellaneous provisions

New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990
Part 1: General provisions
Part 2: Civil and Political Rights
Part 3: Miscellaneous provisions

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