Login
login

Your trusted CPD partner

PSOW10PKG

Domestic Violence - Changes for criminal lawyers - Webinar Package

NZ $100.00
incl GST
Leah Davison Judge Ian Mill
Leah Davison
Barrister and Solicitor
Wellington
Judge Ian Mill
Wellington

To learn more about what you need to do to access webinars and archived presentations please click here.

Webinar Package includes:

Archive Presentation  l  Booklet  l  PowerPoint Presentation

Webinar Package Fee (incl GST)
$75 - NZLS members and Associate members
$100 - Non-members

Webinar Archive Presentation

Presentation time: 1 hour

Domestic violence is a continuing blot on New Zealand’s reputation. Criminal justice responses are growing. There are radical changes in place or about to take effect in the criminal jurisdiction of the District Courts. All criminal lawyers need to know about them.

Key topics:
  • Police Safety Orders
  • Bail Amendment Act
  • Sentencing Amendment Act (No 2)

Criminal lawyers need to know:
  • when and how the Police Safety Orders are issued,
  • what happens when they are breached,
  • what the court can or may do in response to a breach,
  • what can be done once orders are made in the criminal courts.

Criminal lawyers could be involved in domestic violence cases as never before. All criminal lawyers should access this webinar, Duty Solicitors may be the first to deal with people who have breached Police Safety Orders.

Please contact us if you use a dial up internet connection.
 

Booklet

Author(s): His Honour Judge Mill, Leah Davison
Published: 19 July, 2010
Pages: 66

Introduction

There are a number of legislative changes that are occurring to address violence in New Zealand.

This webinar deals with these legislative changes that are intended to address our problem of rising family violence. Some of these were effective from 28 October 2009 and others took effect from 1 July 2010.

There are three pieces of legislation that are affected. These are the Domestic Violence Act, (DVA) the Sentencing Act (SA) and the Bail Act (BA). On its third reading, the Domestic Violence (Enhancing Safety) Bill was divided into three parts and received Royal assent on 27 October 2009 in the form of the Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2009 (see Appendix 1), Sentencing Amendment Act (No 2) 2009 and Bail Amendment Act 2009.

Our webinar will consider the likely effects of these changes and in particular the introduction of Police Safety Orders and the ability of the District Court to impose Protection Orders as part of the sentencing process.

With regard to Protection Orders which can be issued as a part of the sentencing process, criminal lawyers will have involvement in what has traditionally been considered the work of those involved in Family Court litigation. Although we are not required to complete the standard documents associated with defending a Protection Order we will need to know the grounds in order to make submissions on point. The ability of the police to issue Police  Safety Orders also requires that criminal lawyers understand the process and the Court’s jurisdiction if a person appears for breaching the Police Safety Order.


 

PowerPoint Presentation

 
These are the slides included in the webinar presentation.
Number of Slides: 26

You might also be interested in ...

Registrant Details

Use this window to add all the registrants you wish to register on behalf of. If you want to attend the course also, ensure you add yourself as one of the registrants. Make sure you press ‘save’ after adding each new registrant.

Proceed to Checkout

Electronic Casebooks - Higher Courts - Webinar Package

Publication Date: 04-May-2016

Authors: Justice Ellen France, David Goddard QC, Bronwyn McKinlay, Justice Miller, Bruce Scott

NZ $255.00
incl GST

Multiple Registration

The Youth Court and the impact of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 - Webinar Package

Publication Date: 08-Jul-2013

Authors: His Hon Judge Andrew Becroft, Mark Lillico, Emily Bruce

NZ $121.00
incl GST

Multiple Registration
 
CONTACT
INQUIRIES
freephone (within NZ)
0800 333 111

EMAIL 
cle@lawyerseducation.co.nz

PHONE
04 472 7837

FAX
04 463 2986
 
ADDRESS
NZLS CLE Ltd
Law Society Building
26 Waring Taylor Street
Wellington 6011

DX SP 20202
PO Box 5041
Wellington 6140
New Zealand