113 Effect of witness anonymity under section 112

If a witness anonymity order is made under section 112,—

(a)

the party who applied for the order must give the Judge the name, address, and occupation of the witness; and

(b)

the witness may not be required to state in court his or her name, address, or occupation; and

(c)

during the course of the trial no lawyer, officer of the court, or other person involved in the proceeding may disclose—

(i)

the name, address, or occupation of the witness; or

(ii)

except with leave of the Judge, any other particulars likely to lead to the witness’s identification; and

(d)

during the course of the trial—

(i)

no oral evidence may be given, and no question may be put to any witness, if the evidence or question relates to the name, address, or occupation of the witness who is subject to the order; and

(ii)

except with leave of the Judge, no oral evidence may be given, and no question may be put to any witness, if the evidence or question relates to any other particulars likely to lead to the identification of the witness who is subject to the order; and

(e)

no person may publish, in any report or account relating to the proceedings, the name, address, or occupation of the witness, or any other particulars likely to lead to the witness’s identification.

Compare: 1908 No 56 s 13C(6)