New Zealand Police v NC [2016] NZYC 193

Published 28 October 2016

Mode of evidence application —giving evidence behind a screen —Evidence Act 2006 ss 103, 105 and 107. Pursuant to s 107 of the Act the complainants were directed to give evidence in the ordinary way (including cross-examination and re-examination). The informal, youth focussed nature of the specialist Youth Court would ensure fairness of the proceedings for the young persons without unduly inhibiting the recovery needs of the victims. Judgment Date: 8 April 2016. * * * Note: names have been changed to comply with legal requirements. * * *