District Court Jury Trial Workload Statistics - for the 12 months ending 31 December 2011
|New Plymouth DC||69||52||48|
|Palmerston North DC||88||105||75|
* Trials (to be) held at Papakura DC are managed by Manukau DC and are counted in the statistics for Manukau.
Source: Ministry of Justice Case Management System Operational Data Warehouse Reports run on 8 January 2012
New business includes cases committed for trial, cases where a retrial has been directed, severed cases and the difference between cases transferred into and out of the court. It excludes cases reactivated in the court due to the execution or withdrawal of a warrant to arrest.
The sum of cases disposed, where disposal for a given case was counted at the completion of sentencing, or earlier outcome.
Disposals include cases disposed when sentencing or final outcomes are established on all jury trial charges, or when all active jury trial charges are joined into another case. Disposals are recorded in the categories of Not Proceeded with on Indictment, Discharged Section 347, Other Outcome, Found Not Guilty, Convicted and Discharged, Convicted and Sentenced and Joined.
Active cases are those which are awaiting Jury Trial or are awaiting sentencing or final outcome, and are not On Hold.