Crimes Act 1961, 23rd edition

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


Format: Paperback

NZD$ 65.00
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780947514778

Product description

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)

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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