Criminal Keywords

Useful keywords, phrases and legislation for use in searching for criminal related judgments.

Keywords and phrases   Legislation

Keywords and phrases

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W

A

Accessing computer for dishonest purpose

Admissibility of blood sample

Admissibility of visual identification evidence

Aggravated burglary

Aggravated robbery

Aiding and abetting a company

Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court

Amputation

Application for costs

Application for dismissal of charge

Application for dismissal or stay of proceedings

Application for stay of proceedings

Application to amend charge list

Application to vacate guilty plea

Application to vacate guilty pleas

Arson

Assault

Assault on a child

Assault using a weapon

Assault with a weapon

Assault with intent to injure

Attempt to obtain by deception

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B

Bad faith prosecution

Benefit fraud

Breach of fair trial rights

Breach of home detention

Breach of home-detention sentence

Breach of protection order

Breaching community work

Breaching intensive supervision

Burglary

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C

Cannabis

Careless operation of a motor vehicle causing death

Charge proved beyond reasonable doubt

Child exploitative material

Class A

Clearing indigenous vegetation without a resource consent

Commission of offence with a firearm

Conspiracy to supply methamphetamine

Correction of erroneous sentence

Costs

Creating objectionable material

Cross-examination by party of own witness

Cruelty and ill-treatment of a dog

Culpability

Cultivating cannabis

D

Damage to electronic bail bracelet

Dangerous act with intent to cause grievous bodily harm

Dealing in cannabis

Dealing in methamphetamine

Dealing with controlled drugs

Deceased witness

Delay in progressing criminal charges

Discharge of defendant

Discharge without conviction

Disclosure of documents

Dishonestly taking or using a document

Dishonesty

Disorderly behaviour

Domestic violence

Driving offences

Driving under the influence

Driving while disqualified

Driving while forbidden

Driving whilst disqualified third or subsequent time

Drug dealing

Drug offending

Drug related charges

E

Evidence

Evidential burden not met

F

Failed to remain stopped

Failing to surrender to bail

Failure to disclose a living relationship

Failure to ensure safety

Failure to notify

False accounting

False statement

Fines

Fingerprint evidence

Forgery

Fraudulent behaviour

G

Giving evidence in an alternative way

Guilty plea

H

Hearsay evidence

Historic sexual offending

Hostile witness

I

Importation of methamphetamine

Importing

Importing a class B drug

Incest

Indecent act against child or young person

Indecent act with intent to offend

Indecent assault

Indecent assault on a child

Indecent assault on a girl under 12

Indecent assault on a person over 16

Indecent assault on a young person

Indemnity costs

Inducing a girl under 12 to do an indecent act

Injures with intent

Injuring with intent

Injuring with intent to injure

Injuring with intent to wound

Inpatient order

Intentional damage

Interim name suppression

J

Jurisdiction of the Court

K

Kidnapping

L

Leave to elect jury trial

M

Male assaults female

Maori sovereignty

Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine offending

“Minder” for methamphetamine courier

Minimum sentence of imprisonment insufficient

N

Name suppression

No tariff

O

Objection to witness

Objectionable material

Obtaining benefit by deception

Obtaining benefit overpayments by deception

Obtaining by deception

Offending whilst on bail

Omitting to supply material information

Operating aircraft in careless manner

P

Permanent name suppression

Possessing objectionable publications

Possession

Possession for supply

Possession of an offensive weapon

Possession of cannabis for sale or supply

Possession of cannabis products

Possession of Class B

Possession of methamphetamine for supply

Pre-trial decision

Prior inconsistent statement

Producing or passing off a passport knowing that it had been forged or obtained fraudulently

Propensity evidence

Propensity evidence application

Prosecution by Work Safe

Q

Qualifying offence

R

Rangatiratanga

Rape

Receiving

Recidivist young offender

Reckless driving

Reliability of evidence

Reparation

Re-sentence

Re-sentencing

Robbery

S

Self-defence

Selling cannabis

Sentencing

Serious fraud charges

Sexual conduct with a young person

Sexual connection with a young person

Sexual offending

Sexual offending against a child

Sexual offending against child and young person

Sexual offending against children

Sexual violation

Sexual violation by unlawful sexual connection

Significant drug operation

Significant financial reparation

Supply of cannabis

Supply of methamphetamine

Supply of Ritalin

Supplying a Class B

T

Te Whare Whakapiki Wairua

Theft

Theft by a person in a special relationship

Theft of a motor vehicle

Theft of electricity

Threatening to cause grievous bodily harm

Threatening to kill

Three strikes warning

Totality

Tripartite direction as to defendant’s statement

U

Unlawful possession of a firearm

Unlawful sexual connection

Unlawfully takes motor vehicle

Unlawfully takes motor vehicles

Unlawfully taking a motor vehicle

Unlicensed driver failed to comply

Using a document

Using a document to obtain pecuniary advantage

Using a firearm against law enforcement officer

V

Value of guilty plea

Variation from sentencing indication

W

Whether change in circumstances existed that reasonably affected defendant’s decision to elect a trial by jury

Whether costs above scale

Whether discount could be given to recognise significant time spent in custody

Whether evidence properly obtained

Whether fair trial rights would be breached by complainant giving evidence in an alternative way

Whether sentence of imprisonment or electronic monitoring

Whether sentence of imprisonment or home detention

Whether threat justified

Whether to declare witness hostile

Wilful omission

Wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm

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Legislation

Animal Welfare Act 1999,

ss 29 (Further offences), 29(a), 173 (Expenses incurred by inspectors and territorial authorities) Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989, s 322 (Time for instituting proceedings)

Civil Aviation Act 1990, s 43A (Operating aircraft in careless manner)

Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1967

Crimes Act 1961,

ss, 2 (Interpretation), 48 (Self-defence and defence of another), 56 (Defence of land or building), 128 (Sexual violation define), 128(1)(b), 132 (Sexual conduct with child under 12), 132(3), 134 (Sexual conduct with young person under 16), 134(3), 188 (Wounding with intent), 189 (Injuring with intent), 198A (Using any firearm against law enforcement officer, etc), 217 (Interpretation), 219(Theft or stealing), 219(1)(b), 226 (Conversion of vehicle or other conveyance), 228 (Dishonestly taking or using document), 228(b), 240 (Obtaining by deception or causing loss by deception), 241 (Punishment of obtaining by deception or causing loss by deception), 249 (Accessing computer system for dishonest purpose), 260 (False accounting), 267 (Arson)

Criminal Disclosure Act 2008,

ss 25 (Determination of application for non-party disclosure hearing), 27 (Non-party disclosure hearing), 30 (Court order for disclosure of information)

Criminal Procedure (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003,

ss 25 (Alternative decisions in respect of defendant unfit to stand trial or insane), 34 (Power of court to commit offender to hospital or facility on conviction), 34(1)(b)(ii), 51(Consequential amendments to other enactments), 51(2)

Criminal Procedure Act 2011,

ss 115 (Plea of guilty may be withdrawn by leave of court), 116 (Effect of sentence indication), 136 (Procedure if charge amended during trial), 147 (Dismissal of charge), 147(2), 180 (Court may correct erroneous sentence), 180(1), 200 (Court may suppress identity of defendant), 202 (Court may suppress identity of witnesses, victims, and connected persons), 203 (Automatic suppression of identity of complainant in specified sexual cases)

Dog Control Act 1996,

ss 57 (Dogs attacking persons or animals), 57(3)

Evidence Act 2006,

ss 4 (Interpretation), 6 (Purpose), 7 (Fundamental principle that relevant evidence admissible), 9 (Admission by agreement), 16 (Intepretation), 18 (General admissibility of hearsay), 22 (Notice of hearsay in criminal proceedings), 30 (Improperly obtained evidence), 35 (Previous consistent statements rule), 40 (Propensity rule), 43 (Propensity evidence offered by prosecution about defendants), 43(3), 43(4), 45 (Admissibility of visual identification evidence), 45(3)(a), 94 (Cross-examination by party of own witness), 103 (Directions about alternative ways of giving evidence), 105 (Alternative ways of giving evidence)

Harassment Act 1997,

s 8 (Criminal harassment)

Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992,

ss 6 (Employers to ensure safety of employees), 25 (Recording and notification of accidents and serious harm), 25(3), 50 (Other offences), 50(1)(a)

Immigration Act 1987

Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003

Land Transport Act 1998,

ss 12 (Persons not to drive while under influence of alcohol or drugs), 58 (Contravention of section 12), 71A (Requirement to undergo compulsory impairment test)

Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992,

s 4 (General rules relating to liability to assessment or treatment)

Misuse of Drugs Act 1975,

ss 6 (Dealing with controlled drugs), 6(1)(a)

New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990,

ss 25 (Minimum standards of criminal procedure), 25(b)

Parole Act 2002,

s 91 (Meaning of pre-sentence detention)

Resource Management Act 1991,

ss 322 (Scope of abatement notice), 342 (Fines to be paid to local authority instituting prosecution)

Search and Surveillance Act 2012,

s 20 (Warrantless search of places and vehicles in relation to some Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 offences)

Sentencing Act 2002,

ss 7 (Purposes of sentencing or otherwise dealing with offenders), 8 (Principles of sentencing or otherwise dealing with offenders), 10A (Hierarchy of sentences and orders), 16 (Sentence of imprisonment), 80 (Resumption of community-based sentence if sentence of imprisonment quashed), 80(l), 84 (Guidance on use of cumulative and concurrent sentences of imprisonment), 86 (Imposition of minimum period of imprisonment in relation to determinate sentence of imprisonment), 86(1), 86(2), 106 (Discharge without conviction)

Social Security Act 1964,

s 127 (Offences: false statements, misleading, or attempting to mislead, to receive or continue to receive benefits)

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