Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 28 October 2014 to date (accessed 27 November 2014 at 17:37)

161   Summary by Judge

(1)  At the end of a criminal trial before a jury, a Judge need not summarise the evidence given in the trial if of the opinion that, in all the circumstances of the trial, a summary is not necessary.
(2)  This section applies despite any rule of law or practice to the contrary.
(3)  Nothing in this section affects any aspect of a Judge’s summing up function other than the summary of evidence in a trial.
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