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Court rules New Zealand SFO 'unreasonable' for excluding witness counsel

By Clara Hudson

13 September 2017

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The High Court of New Zealand has ruled that the country's Serious Fraud Office was "unreasonable" and "unlawful" when counsel to an investigation witness was excluded from attending an interview with the agency.