Evidence Regulations 2007

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Reprint as at 1 July 2013

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Evidence Regulations 2007

(SR 2007/204)

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of July 2007

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.

Pursuant to sections 200 and 201 of the Evidence Act 2006 and, in relation to preliminary hearings, pursuant also to section 212 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Application of subpart
5Only certain persons may be present during interview
6Person to support witness may be present
7Interpreter may be present
8What must be on video record
9Additional requirement if break taken
10Additional requirement if premature conclusion
11Additional requirement if person present to support witness
12Additional requirement if interpreter present
13Equipment failure
14Copies of video record
15Master copy
16Working copy
17How master copy identified and kept
18How working copy identified and kept
19Application of subpart
20Limited purposes for which Police may show working copy
21Responsible department may request video record of certain complainants
22Family Court Judge may request video record of certain complainants
23Transcript to accompany video record supplied to responsible department or Family Court
24Copying or showing transcript limited to certain purposes
25Authorised advisor may request copy of video record
26Conditions of supply of copy of master copy to authorised advisor
27Transcripts to accompany copy of master copy supplied to authorised advisor
28Prosecutor to give transcript to defence after defendant pleads not guilty
29Application of subpart
30Lawyer’s copy
31Custody of lawyer’s copy
32Purposes for which lawyer’s copy may be used by lawyer
33Prohibition on copying lawyer’s copy
34Restriction on supply of lawyer’s copy
35Application of subpart
36Meaning of destruction date A and destruction date B
37Privacy to be preserved
38Producing and retaining master copy for criminal proceeding
39Obligations of court to retain and destroy master copy and copy of master copy
40Obligations of Police to retain and destroy master copy
41Obligations of Police to retain and destroy working copy and copy of working copy
42Obligations of Police to retain and destroy lawyer’s copy
43Obligations of responsible department to retain and destroy working copy
44Obligation of responsible department to retain and destroy copy of working copy
45Obligations of Family Court to retain and destroy working copy
46Obligations of Family Court to retain and destroy copy of working copy
47Destruction before destruction date
48Retention and destruction of transcripts
49Warning or informing jury about very young children’s evidence
50Revocation
51Transitional provision
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