Applications are invited from persons qualified for appointment as the Chief Coroner. Applications close 7 November 2014.
The Ministry of Justice Annual Report for the 2013/14 year is now available.
The Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2013 makes changes to programmes delivered in response to Family Court orders, effective from 1 October.
Summary of Proceedings from the Symposium held at Parliament on 29 April 2014
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.
link to Alcohol Minimum Pricing report
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.
The Minister of Justice is seeking expressions of interest from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a South Island based Human Rights Commissioner under the Human Rights Act 1993.
Ministry of Justice Performance Summary, 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013
The results from a survey to investigate public perceptions about crime and the criminal justice system. The Ministry of Justice (the Ministry) commissioned Colmar Brunton to do the survey.
Principles agreed by the Attorney-General and the Chief District Court Judge governing the appointment of retired acting Judges in the District Court.
The Youth Crime Action Plan is a 10-year plan to reduce crime by children and young people and help those who offend to turn their lives around.
This is the second of two papers seeking approval for legislative amendments following a targeted review of the Coroners Act 2006 (the Act) and the coronial system.
The Ministry of Justice Annual Report for the 2012/13 year was tabled in the house on the 15th of October and is now available.
Expressions of interest are invited from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a member of the New Zealand Parole Board.
Members of the public are invited to have their say on New Zealand's efforts to prevent torture and other similar acts.
The Legal Services Commissioner has released Interim guidelines for Family and Civil (ACC) legal aid cases.
The Attorney-General wishes to hear from suitably qualified persons who would like to be considered for appointment as a judge of the High Court.
The tribunal is seeking current contact details for about 60 claimants regarding unregistered claims.
Documents relating to Scott Watson's application for the Royal Prerogative of Mercy.
The release of the second public consultation document on sale and supply of alcohol regulations and how you can be involved.
How regulations related to the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 will be developed and how you can be involved.
The first of two papers seeking approval for legislative amendments following a review of the Coroners Act 2006 and the coronial system.
'Innovation on the frontline' provides a snapshot of initiatives from courts and tribunals that have been implemented by Ministry staff and the judiciary, to improve the way we work and provide better services to the public.
The Minister of Justice is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified persons for appointment a full-time or part-time member of the Weathertight Homes Tribunal based in Auckland.