This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 January 2015, amend the regulations that were previously called the Criminal Procedure (Domestic Violence and Harassment Information) Regulations 2013 (the principal regulations).
The regulations provide for the transfer of information about certain offences from courts that exercise criminal jurisdiction to District Courts for the purposes of proceedings under the Victims’ Orders Against Violent Offenders Act 2014. The regulations also amend the title of the principal regulations and insert new definitions in the principal regulations.
Date of notification in Gazette: 20 November 2014.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.