Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 2 June 2020 at 06:07)
Chapter 2 Part 2 Section 17
17   When formal objections to be taken
(1)  An objection to an indictment for a formal defect apparent on its face must be taken, by demurrer or motion to quash the indictment, before the jury is sworn.
(2)  The court before which the objection is taken may cause the indictment to be amended and, in that case, the trial is to proceed as if there had been no defect.