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Practice Note on Police Questioning - Chief Justice July 16 2007

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On 16 July 2007 the Chief Justice of New Zealand issued the following Practice Note.

 

Practice Note on Police Questioning

 

(Section 30(6) Evidence Act 2006)

 

The Courts will continue to apply judicially-developed guidelines for police questioning.

 

The former Judges’ Rules are (with some developments) restated herefore the purposes of s 30(6) of the Evidence Act 2006.

 

The obligation to advise that legal advice may be available without charge under the Police Detention Legal Assistance Scheme is new.

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