PUBLICATION DUE SEPTEMBER 2021
The Law of Criminal Investigation in New Zealand offers a comprehensive and detailed account of relevant laws covering criminal investigations in New Zealand.
The book has been written specifically to meet the needs of New Zealand criminal law practitioners, the courts, and government agencies. It covers all criminal investigation powers and rights from the time of initial questioning to bail, charging, search and seizure, formal interviews, prints and forensic procedures, surveillance devices, covert investigations (undercover police, assumed identities, covert searches).
The Law of Criminal Investigation in New Zealand is authored by Professor Christopher Corns, an expert in criminal law and cross-jurisdiction writing based in Melbourne. He has previously published Criminal Appeals and Reviews in New Zealand, with Douglas Ewan, with editions for the Singapore and Hong Kong jurisdictions as well as the original state-specific Criminal Appeals and Reviews in Victoria, and also has Criminal Investigations titles in Victoria and an Australia-wide edition.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1 Introduction
CHAPTER 2 Background
CHAPTER 3 Arrest, Detention, and Charge
CHAPTER 4 Bail
CHAPTER 5 Search and seizure
CHAPTER 6 Questioning
CHAPTER 7 Identifying people: DNA and other methods
CHAPTER 8 Surveillance and other forms of covert investigations
CHAPTER 9 Investigating terrorism and violent extremism
CHAPTER 10 Disclosure