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NCJ Number: 134621 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Procedure in New Zealand: Third Edition
Author(s): W C Hodge
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 307
Sponsoring Agency: Law Book Co, Ltd
North Ryde, NSW 2113, Australia
Publication Number: ISBN 0-455-21028-4
Sale Source: Law Book Co, Ltd
44-50 Waterloo Road
North Ryde, NSW 2113,
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: This book targeted at students and practitioners, identifies the overall scope and basic notions underlying the procedures of a criminal prosecution in New Zealand.
Abstract: Following a discourse on the structure and jurisdiction of the New Zealand court system, this book examines the procedures connected with arrest, entry, and search and seizure. The concepts of police bail and court bail are covered as well as procedures involved in laying a criminal charge. Other chapters analyze New Zealand law with regard to criminal discovery, the plea, change of venue, trial by jury, exclusion of evidence, and the impact of the 1985 Criminal Justice Act on sentencing. Other issues addressed include mentally disordered offenders, youthful offenders, the appeals process, and the constitutional powers of police in New Zealand.
Main Term(s): Criminal procedures; Foreign criminal justice systems
Index Term(s): Foreign laws; New Zealand
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