Criminal case files (third sequence)   (7256)
1946 - current  range held: 1946 - 2004


GENERAL


Files on criminal cases which were appealed from the High Court to the Court of Appeal. Appeals could be based on errors in law, lack of sufficient evidence, or on the grounds that the verdict was unreasonable or that there was a miscarriage of justice.


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Dates of Holdings : 1946 - 2004
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
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Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Admiralty Act 1973
  • Coroners Act 1988
  • Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1967
  • Crimes Act 1961
  • Criminal Justice Act 1985
  • Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004
  • Declaratory Judgments Act 1908
  • Disputes Tribunals Act 1988
  • District Courts Act 1947
  • Family Courts Act 1980
  • Inferior Courts Procedure Act 1909
  • Judicature Act 1908
  • Juries Act 1981
  • Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1934
  • Summary Proceedings Act 1957
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 7
Date Approved: 23/02/2018