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Public invited to have say on New Zealand's human rights record

A draft report on New Zealand’s performance under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination has been released for public comment. Closes 28 September 2015.

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Government Inquiry into handling of Robertson case announced

Justice Minister Amy Adams and Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga have appointed Mel Smith CNZM to conduct an inquiry under the provisions of the Inquiries Act 2013 into the handling of the Tony Robertson case.

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Harmful Digital Communications Act

Information about the new law that tackles cyberbullying and other modern forms of harassment and intimidation.

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Class exemptions for managing intermediaries

The Minister of Justice has granted two class exemptions under the AML/CFT Act for reporting entities who transact with certain types of defined managing intermediaries.

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Relationships Aotearoa

Information for Ministry of Justice and Court clients.

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Children's workforce guidelines

New guidelines to help people and organisations that work with children to prevent child abuse and neglect are available on the Children's Action Plan website.

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National Home Safety Service contract awarded

Justice Minister Hon Amy Adams announced the new National Home Safety Service will be delivered by the National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges.

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Ministry of Justice Annual Report 2013-2014

The Ministry of Justice Annual Report for the 2013/14 year is now available.

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YCAP: Information sharing guide

This guide takes you through a 5-step checklist that will help you decide whether it is OK to share a young person’s information.

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Statement of Intent 2014-18

Ministry of Justice Statement of Intent has been released.

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Changes to Civil Justice

The District Court Rules 2014 are coming into force on 1 July. Go to the Civil Justice website find out how this impacts civil claims.

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Representing yourself in the High Court of New Zealand

The information in this section of the Ministry of Justice’s website will help you understand how you can represent yourself when taking a claim to the High Court of New Zealand or defending a claim in the High Court.

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