Disclaimer

This website provides you with general information that is true and accurate to the best of the Ministry of Justice's knowledge.

We advise you that:

  • The Ministry of Justice may change, delete, add to, or otherwise amend the information contained on this website without notice.
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  • The Ministry of Justice does not accept any liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of this website.
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If you ignore this disclaimer, you do so at your own risk.

Terms of use

This terms and conditions document applies to all of Ministry of Justice ("MoJ") websites, web pages and its subsites, including any electronic addresses and web services ("web spaces").

Introduction

This terms and conditions document applies to all Ministry of Justice ("MoJ") websites, web pages and subsites, including any electronic addresses and web services ("web spaces"). It must be read in conjunction with our Privacy and Copyright statements. If you use this web space you agree to these terms and conditions.

MoJ may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

Acceptable use

  • You must not use this web space to send commercial communications.
  • You must not use this web space in any way that may damage the web space or the availability or accessibility of the web space, or in any way that is harmful or against the law.
  • You must not use this web space to copy, store, host, send, use, publish or share any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, root it or other malicious computer software.
  • You must not carry out any data collection activities (including data mining, data extraction and data harvesting).
  • Nothing on this web space is meant to be advice of any kind. If you need help in relation to any legal, financial or other matter, you should see a professional.

Limitations of liability

MoJ does not guarantee that:

  • this web space will always be available, or will be available at all; or
  • the information on this web space is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

MoJ will not be liable to you in relation to the contents of, use of, or in connection with, this web space:

  • for any direct, indirect or special loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or expected savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

The contents of this web space's terms and conditions will protect the Ministry of Justice's officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, consultants and sub-contractors in relation to any losses you suffer in connection with the web space.

These limitations of liability apply even if the Ministry of Justice has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Nothing in this web space's terms and conditions will exclude or limit any guarantee stated by law. If any item of this web space's terms and conditions is, or is found to be, unenforceable under the law, that will not affect the other provisions of this web space's terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

If you breach these terms and conditions in any way, the Ministry of Justice may take action to deal with the breach, including stopping your access to the web space, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the web space, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the web space and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Indemnity

You agree to cover the Ministry of Justice against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses in relation to claims or disputes incurred by the Ministry of Justice because of any breach by you of these terms and conditions.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be ruled by New Zealand Governing Law, and any disagreement relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.

The Ministry of Justice's contact details are:

Justice Centre
SX10088
Wellington

Online: Questions, complaints or feedback
Phone:  044 918 8800
Fax: 04 918 8820