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Supreme Court Bail Decision Re: Ahmed Zaoui

Supreme Court Bail Decision Re: Ahmed Zaoui

Judgment delivered by Sian Elias CJ

A The appeal is allowed to the extent of the orders made.

B Until the Inspector General of Intelligence and Security makes his decision under s114J of the Immigration Act 1987 the appellant is granted bail on the following conditions:

The appellant is to report to the Auckland Central Police Station between the hours of 10am and 4pm each Tuesday and Friday

The appellant is to reside at the Dominican Priory at 1 St Benedict Street, Newton, Auckland and is to be present at that address each day between the hours of 10pm and 6am.

There are to be filed in the High Court at Auckland by 5 pm on Wednesday 15 December 2004 the following undertakings:

a) An undertaking by the appellant that he will observe the conditions of bail

b) An undertaking by Peter Murnane, Dominican Friar and Catholic Priest, that he will immediately upon becoming aware of any breach by the respondent of any condition of bail, he will report such breach to the police at Auckland Central Police Station

C Leave is reserved to the Attorney-General or to Mr Zaoui to apply for variation of the conditions of bail or for revocation of bail.

D The matter of bail is remitted to the High Court at Auckland. Any applications for variation or revocation of bail are to be made in that Court.

E Any question of costs on the appeal is reserved. Counsel may file memoranda if necessary.


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