Sentencing Law in New Zealand covers all major aspects of sentencing law and procedure, combining in-depth analysis with practical and procedural guidance to meet the needs of practitioners and academics alike.

The text opens with an introduction to sentencing and examination of the rationale behind the Sentencing Act and other relevant legislation which affects sentencing. The next chapters look at types of sentences which may be imposed; sentencing process; and sentencing in practice; ending with post-sentencing matters and a conclusion.

Sentencing Law in New Zealand is a modern, concise text suitable for use by academics, students, legal professionals practising in criminal and traffic law, and members of the judiciary.

Written by Debra Wilson and Jeremy Finn