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The Ministry of Justice will be writing to people who have received a letter incorrectly suggesting they may be a person who owes fines or reparation.
Every year, the Ministry matches data with Inland Revenue and in the last financial year, more than 2 million people were successfully matched this way....
The Ministry of Justice has released research on the Family Court.
The Ministry of Justice has become the first public sector organisation to receive the DVFREE Tick from Shine, a specialist domestic violence prevention charity
A new scheme where people can ask for historic homosexual convictions to be wiped launched yesterday
Auckland District Court is open today for business as usual following yesterdays power issues.
We’re getting reports of emails sent from New Zealand Jury with the subject Justice Department Invitation.
We're holding hui across the country to seek your thoughts and feedback on how the relationship between the Crown and Māori can be made healthier
A new crime survey, the NZ Crime and Victim Survey (NZCVS), started on March 5.
Come explore the 150-year history of Auckland High Court at our public open day on Saturday 10 March.
People who commit family violence will be better supported to change their behaviour and break the cycle of offending.
New Zealand continues to rank highly in a major international survey that measures countries on the rule of law.
All Dunedin courts and tribunals can now be found at the Law Courts building on Dunbar Street.
Ministry policy analysts have won the top prize from a major independent consultancy firm that ranks government agencies on the quality of their policy advice.
Family violence victims will have some of the furniture needed to get re-established in new homes, thanks to donation of surplus Ministry furniture and items.
A summary of the 2017 Court User Survey results show that customer satisfaction remains high.
Briefings summarising key areas of policy & issues to incoming Ministers
We’ve made it easier to apply for legal aid, redeveloping five forms into a simplified one. Thank you to everyone who gave feedback on the old legal aid forms.
We've developed a policy that recognises our own employees may need support if they experience family violence at home.
New Zealand’s pioneering approach to restorative justice has been recognised at a symposium in Canada during international Restorative Justice week.
All Christchurch-based courts and tribunals are now operating from the Justice & Emergency Services Precinct.