Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 7 August 2020 at 19:54)
Chapter 6 Part 3A Section 283F
283F   Death of person who made statement
(1)  A written or recorded statement, or a transcript of a recording of an interview with a vulnerable person, is not admissible if, on evidence produced during proceedings, the Magistrate is satisfied that the person who made the statement is dead.
(2)  If it is found after a statement is admitted in evidence in proceedings that the person who made the statement died before the statement was admitted, the statement is taken not to have been admitted in evidence.
(3)  This section does not apply to a deposition that is admissible under section 284.