BAIL VARIATION ? Most often in domestic violence cases when the defendant is arrested and bought to court then bailed, the court imposes a blanket provision that the defendant is not allowed to contact the complainant. Although this often is appropriate, the court tends to impose it as a bail condition without considering the facts….

WS v NZ POLICE ? Successful appeal against district court judge?s refusal to grant s.94 application (to be not further disqualified). My client, whilst his licence was suspended, drove a vehicle from his friends place to his place in the afternoon at a distance of about a kilometre. As it was his third time of…