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Community Magistrates Auckland vacancies

Expressions of interest are invited from persons qualified for appointment as Community Magistrates based at North Shore and Waitakere District Courts.

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Leading Justice Symposium

Summary of Proceedings from the Symposium held at Parliament on 29 April 2014

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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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Expressions of interest - South Island Human Rights Commissioner

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.

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Public Perceptions of Crime Survey Report 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.

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Guidelines for appointment of acting judges in the District Court

Principles agreed by the Attorney-General and the Chief District Court Judge governing the appointment of retired acting Judges in the District Court.

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Youth Crime Action Plan

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.

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Coroners Act Review

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.

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Annual Report 2012/2013

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.

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New Zealand Parole Board - Expressions of interest

Expressions of interest are invited from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a member of the New Zealand Parole Board.

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Consultation on UN convention against torture: NZ draft report

Members of the public are invited to have their say on New Zealand's efforts to prevent torture and other similar acts.

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Interim guidelines released

The Legal Services Commissioner has released Interim guidelines for Family and Civil (ACC) legal aid cases.

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Judges of the High Court expressions of interest

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.

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Waitangi Tribunal unregistered claims

The tribunal is seeking current contact details for about 60 claimants regarding unregistered claims.

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Scott Watson Royal Prerogative of Mercy

Documents relating to Scott Watson's application for the Royal Prerogative of Mercy.

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Alcohol new laws regulations

The release of the second public consultation document on sale and supply of alcohol regulations and how you can be involved.

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New fee regime for the alcohol licensing system

How regulations related to the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 will be developed and how you can be involved.

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Coroners Act review: Proposals for reform

The first of two papers seeking approval for legislative amendments following a review of the Coroners Act 2006 and the coronial system.

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Innovation on the frontline

'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.

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Weathertight Homes Tribunal appointment

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.

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