The Law of Criminal Investigation in New Zealand offers a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the laws framing and regulating criminal investigations in New Zealand. The book is designed to meet the needs of the busy practitioner or criminal investigator who needs to find a particular case, statutory provision, or principle easily and quickly. The book contains up-to-date statutory provisions and recent decisions of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.

""With this text, Christopher Corns makes a unique and valuable contribution to the literature on Criminal Procedure in New Zealand. It is a comprehensive text.""

Rt Hon Dame Helen Winkelmann, ""Foreword""

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.


CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 2 Background

CHAPTER 3 Arrest, Detention, and Charge


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