98F Attorney-General’s consent to prosecutions required

(1)

Proceedings for an offence against section 98C or section 98D cannot be brought in a New Zealand court without the Attorney-General’s consent.

(2)

A person alleged to have committed an offence against section 98C or section 98D may be arrested, or a warrant for the person’s arrest may be issued and executed, and the person be remanded in custody or on bail, even though the Attorney-General’s consent to the bringing of proceedings against the person has not been obtained.

Section 98F: inserted, on 18 June 2002, by section 5 of the Crimes Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 20).