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Law changed to support grocery stores

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Law changed to support grocery stores

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Law changed to support grocery stores Changes in the law made to enable grocery stores to continue holding liquor licences to sell alcohol despite increases in tobacco taxes will take effect on 15 September 2017. Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell says the changes were made because […]

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Better offender identity checking now possible

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Better offender identity checking now possible

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Better offender identity checking now possible The ability of agencies to verify the identity of high-risk offenders will be strengthened following the passage of the Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “The Bill will improve public safety by […]

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Homecare Medical to deliver national sexual violence helpline

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Homecare Medical to deliver national sexual violence helpline

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Homecare Medical to deliver national sexual violence helpline Homecare Medical has been awarded the contract to develop and operate the 24/7 national helpline for New Zealanders affected by sexual violence, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. “The Government is focused […]

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Anti-money laundering laws pass unanimously

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Anti-money laundering laws pass unanimously

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Anti-money laundering laws pass unanimously Parliament has unanimously passed reforms to strengthen the existing Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “Money laundering and the financing of terrorism is a global issue with serious consequences. It is blight […]

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Family violence emergency housing for Waikato

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development, Social Housing  /  Comments Off on Family violence emergency housing for Waikato

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Family violence emergency housing for Waikato Short-term housing will be provided to perpetrators of family violence in the Waikato to help ensure victims are kept safe and can stay in their own homes, say Justice and Social Housing Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister […]

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Home Safety Service helps over 2200 people

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Home Safety Service helps over 2200 people

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Home Safety Service helps over 2200 people More than 2200 people affected by family violence have been able to stay safe in their homes thanks to the success of the National Home Safety Service launched two years ago, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. “The NHSS […]

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Bill to tackle money laundering passes second reading

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bill to tackle money laundering passes second reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to tackle money laundering passes second reading A Bill to bolster New Zealand’s existing anti-money laundering laws has passed its second reading in Parliament tonight with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Amendment Bill […]

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Bill to update New Zealand trust law introduced

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bill to update New Zealand trust law introduced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to update New Zealand trust law introduced A Bill to make trust law easier to access and understand has been introduced to Parliament today by Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Trusts Bill will update and replace the Trustee Act 1956, making it the first […]

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Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct

By   /  July 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Blessing marks start of Justice move to Precinct Cantabrians will soon have access to some of the most modern and efficient justice and emergency services in the country with Christchurch’s Justice and Emergency Services Precinct nearing completion. Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams today attended […]

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More court appearances via audio-visual links

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More court appearances via audio-visual links

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More court appearances via audio-visual links Over 16,500 remand court appearances were held via audio visual links (AVL) connecting courts and prisons in the year to May 2017, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams. This is up from around 13,000 remand court appearances held […]

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Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch ISR pilot making an impact one year on Christchurch’s Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has helped almost 21,000 victims and perpetrators of family violence since it was set up, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. “Today marks one year […]

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Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Apology to men convicted of historical homosexual offences and First Reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill I move, that the Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill be now read a first time, I nominate […]

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Historic moment for NZ gay community

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Historic moment for NZ gay community

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Historic moment for NZ gay community A Bill introducing a scheme to wipe convictions for historical homosexual offences passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The passing of the first reading of the Criminal Records (Expungement of […]

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Justice Precinct a step closer to completion

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Justice Precinct a step closer to completion

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Justice Precinct a step closer to completion Christchurch’s Justice and Emergency Services Precinct has reached a key milestone with the commencement of the fit-out of the Justice Building, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams. “This is a major step forward for Cantabrians. The Precinct […]

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Justice Precinct a step closer to completio

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Justice Precinct a step closer to completio

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Justice Precinct a step closer to completio Christchurch’s Justice and Emergency Services Precinct has reached a key milestone with the commencement of the fit-out of the Justice Building, says Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams. “This is a major step forward for Cantabrians. The Precinct […]

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Offender identity Bill passes second reading

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Offender identity Bill passes second reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Offender identity Bill passes second reading A Bill seeking to strengthen how agencies verify the identity of offenders has passed its second reading in Parliament with overwhelming support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill will improve public […]

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Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bill to wipe historical homosexual convictions introduced A Bill to allow historical convictions for homosexual offences to be removed will help put right a wrong from the past, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Criminal Records (Expungement of Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill was […]

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AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, Justice, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce  /  Comments Off on AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust The Government will shortly introduce legislation aimed at putting the Public Trust on an equal footing with private sector institutions. The new legislation will remove the Crown guarantee of the Public Trust, in line with government policy […]

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Contempt of court report welcomed

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Contempt of court report welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Contempt of court report welcomed Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams has today tabled the Law Commission’s report on proposals to modernise New Zealand’s contempt of court laws. “Contempt law is intended to protect the integrity of the justice system and maintain public confidence in […]

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Disability Rights Commissioner appointed

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Justice, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Disability Rights Commissioner appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Disability Rights Commissioner appointed Disability advocate and former paralympian Paula Tesoriero has been appointed as the Human Rights Commission’s next Disability Rights Commissioner, Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell announced today. The position of Disabilities Rights Commissioner was created by an amendment to the Human Rights […]

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