Crimes (Appeal and Review) Act 2001 No 120
104 Interests of justice—matters for consideration
(1) This section applies for the purpose of determining under this Division whether it is in the interests of justice for an order to be made for the retrial of an acquitted person.
(2) It is not in the interests of justice to make an order for the retrial of an acquitted person unless the Court of Criminal Appeal is satisfied that a fair retrial is likely in the circumstances.
(3) The Court is to have regard in particular to:
(a) the length of time since the acquitted person allegedly committed the offence, and
(b) whether any police officer or prosecutor has failed to act with reasonable diligence or expedition in connection with the application for the retrial of the acquitted person.