Costs in Criminal Cases: Ridiculously Ultra Vires?
Rodriguez Ferrere, Marcelo
The decision in Carruthers v Otago Regional Council is the latest to highlight the deficiencies in the New Zealand Costs in Criminal Cases Regulations 1987. This paper makes the case that the Government needs to revise the Regulations as soon as possible to reduce their unfairness, injustice, and ridiculousness.
Keywords: Criminal Law; Public Law; New Zealand
Research Type: Journal Article