Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 5 August 2020 at 15:33)
289N   Validity of proceedings not affected
(1)  The failure of a complainant to give evidence in accordance with a provision of this Part does not affect the validity of any proceeding or any decision made in connection with that proceeding.
(2)  The failure of a police officer to record a representation of a complainant in accordance with the requirements of any rules or regulations made under this Part does not affect the validity of any proceeding in which evidence of the representation is given.