R v Naji Najim [2016] NZDC 9726

Published 01 August 2016

Application to join matters — Criminal Procedure Act 2011, s 138 — J v R. Crown application to join matters with which the two defendants were charged was dismissed. The test was whether a joinder would be conducive to the ends of justice, and having distinguished “J v R” the Judge determined the charges were entirely different and the risk of prejudice was too high. Judgment Date: 26 May 2016.