Successful appeal of the lawfulness of a police strip search of a bicycle courier. “The court being unanimous as to the result the appeal is allowed and the orders made in the High Court are quashed. The appellant is entitled to a declaration that the strip search at the Police Station breached section 21 of the Bill of Rights. The assessment of the Bill of Rights compensation is remitted to the High Court.”
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The High Court case is Everitt v Attorney-General  NZAR 512; (2000) 18 CRNZ 27.