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    New compensation guidelines for wrongful conviction and imprisonment

    New compensation guidelines for people who have been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned have been issued today by the Minister of Justice, following Cabinet’s approval.The new guidelines are intended to be clearer, fairer, up to date and more straightforward to apply.Previous guidelines to aid the exercise of Cabinet’s discretion were adopted in...

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    Justice inspiring the next generation

    The Ministry of Justice partnered with GirlBoss NZ to support the development of kōtiro with a passion for law, policy and government.

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    Budget 2020 investment in the justice sector

    by Deborah Morris-Travers

    Budget 2020 initiatives will deliver investment to the Family Court, Community Law Centres Whānau Protect services and improvements to court properties.