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    2019: A Big Year for Our Policy Team

    It’s an action packed year for our policy team, they’ll be working on around 44 projects and at least seven legislative bills.

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    Every 4 Minutes

    In Every 4 Minutes – A discussion paper on preventing family violence in New Zealand was launched at Parliament today

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    New family violence law takes effect

    New family violence legislation takes effect from 3 December, bringing a stronger focus on safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators.

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    Industrial action

    Some courthouses to close due to industrial action

  5. Legal aid payments published

    by Antony Paltridge

    The Ministry has published the legal aid payments to providers for the 2017/18 financial year.