Evidence Amendment Regulations 2016


Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Evidence Amendment Regulations 2016

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 5th day of December 2016

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 201 of the Evidence Act 2006 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


3Principal regulations
4Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)
5New regulation 3A inserted (Application of regulations to certain military proceedings)
3AApplication of regulations to certain military proceedings
6Regulation 4 amended (Application of subpart)
7Regulation 8 amended (What must be on video record)
8Regulation 20 amended (Limited purposes for which Police may show working copy)
9New regulations 20A to 20C inserted
20ARequirements for experts viewing video records
20BLimited places where working copy of video record of evidence may be viewed
20CJudge or judicial officer may impose conditions
10New regulations 24A to 24E and cross-heading inserted
24AJudge or judicial officer may request copy of video record
24BSafe custody, use of video record and transcript, prohibition on copying video record, and copying of transcript
24CDisclosure of copy of video record, transcript, or summary
24DDisclosure by viewing video record
11Cross-heading above regulation 28 replaced
12Regulation 28 amended (Prosecutor to give transcript to defence after defendant pleads not guilty)
13Regulation 29 amended (Application of subpart)
14Regulation 30 replaced (Lawyer’s copy)
30Lawyer’s copy
15Regulation 31 amended (Custody of lawyer’s copy)
16Regulation 32 replaced (Purposes for which lawyer’s copy may be used by lawyer)
32Use of lawyer’s copy by defendant’s lawyer
17Regulation 34 replaced (Restriction on supply of lawyer’s copy)
34Use of lawyer’s copy by Crown lawyer
18Regulation 38 amended (Producing and retaining master copy for criminal proceeding)
19New regulation 46A and cross-heading inserted
46ARetention and destruction obligations of other courts and tribunals supplied with copy of video record and transcript under regulation 24A
20New Parts 4 and 5 inserted
54Requirements for recording mobile video records
55Storage of mobile video records
56Application of regulations 20, 20A, 20B, 20C, 24A, 24B, 24C, 24D, 24E, and 28 to mobile video records
57Access to mobile video records
58Privacy in respect of mobile video records
59Producing and retaining copies of mobile video records for criminal proceedings concerning domestic violence
60Obligations of Police to retain and destroy mobile video records
61Destruction of transcripts
62Records to be kept of dealings with mobile video records
63Failure to comply with requirements
21Schedule amended
Explanatory note
Administrative Information