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AA rating smoothes the way for Public Trust

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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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Police to test victim video statements

Published By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Police to test victim video statements

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Police to test victim video statements Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams say using digital devices to take onsite statements from victims of family violence will reduce the stress on victims, save Police time and create richer evidence for the courts. “From […]

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Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Alcohol and Drug Court pilot extended Amy Adams | Courts The Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment (AODT) Court pilot has been extended for a further three years, Justice and Courts Minister Amy Adams announced today. The AODT Court pilot, which began in November 2012 in […]

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Drink driving charges halved since 2009

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Drink driving charges halved since 2009

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Drink driving charges halved since 2009 Drink driving charges have halved since 2009, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. Latest drink driving offence figures show the number of people charged in 2016 was 16,304 compared to 31,933 in 2009. “Almost 16,000 fewer people were charged with […]

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Speech to Family Violence Summit, Wellington

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to Family Violence Summit, Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to Family Violence Summit, Wellington Tēnā koutou katoa me ngā tini āhuatanga o te wā. Nau mai, haere mai. Good morning. Thank you Prime Minister for your opening comments, and thank you Sir Wira for taking on the role of Summit Chair. I also […]

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Family violence response guides launched

Published By   /  June 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 Family violence response guides launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Family violence response guides launched New guides to support the family violence sector to provide consistent and effective help to victims and perpetrators are being launched today by Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley at the Family Violence Summit in Wellington. […]

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Release of Ombudsman’s Inspection Reports

Published By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Corrections, Justice, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Department of Corrections, New Zealand Government, Press Release, Prisons  /  Comments Off on Release of Ombudsman’s Inspection Reports

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Department of Corrections Headline: Release of Ombudsman’s Inspection Reports To be attributed to Chief Custodial Officer Neil Beales: The United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture establishes an international inspection system for places of detention. The Ombudsman has responsibility under the Crimes of Torture Act (COTA) for […]

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Law Commissioner appointed

Published By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Law Commissioner appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Law Commissioner appointed Former Secretary for Justice Belinda Clark has been appointed as Law Commissioner, Justice Minister Amy Adams announced today. “Ms Clark brings a wealth of experience, having worked at the highest levels of the public service both here and across the Tasman,” Ms […]

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$46.9m to reduce burglary and youth offending

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Budget 2017, Justice, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $46.9m to reduce burglary and youth offending

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $46.9m to reduce burglary and youth offending Budget 2017 will provide an extra $46.9 million of operating funding over the next four years for new services to reduce burglary and youth offending, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Associate Justice Minister Mark Mitchell say. The funding […]

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$37.2m to reduce family violence

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Budget 2017, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on $37.2m to reduce family violence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $37.2m to reduce family violence Budget 2017 invests $37.2 million of operating funding to reduce the harm caused by family violence, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley say. $22.4 million will extend the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilots for another two […]

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Dawn Service, Gallipoli

Published By   /  April 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Dawn Service, Gallipoli

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dawn Service, Gallipoli Tēnā Koutou Katoa It is my honour to join with you all on this ANZAC morning. May I begin by thanking the people of Turkey for their gracious welcome to those of us who come from the other side of the world […]

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Taumarunui court upgrade underway

Published By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Courts, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Taumarunui court upgrade underway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Taumarunui court upgrade underway Work is underway on the most significant upgrade to the Taumarunui courthouse in 40 years, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “The $1.4 million upgrade includes interior redecoration, exterior surface refresh and cell upgrade,” says Ms Adams. “A key part of the […]

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Unanimous support for family violence Bill

Published By   /  April 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Unanimous support for family violence Bill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Unanimous support for family violence Bill A Bill that overhauls New Zealand’s family violence laws has passed its first reading in Parliament today with unanimous support, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “For too long, New Zealand has been ranked as having some of the worst […]

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Focus on Māori offending

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Focus on Māori offending

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Focus on Māori offending Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams have today announced $10 million for initiatives to improve Māori justice outcomes. “It is well known that Māori are overrepresented at every stage in the criminal justice system. We’re not prepared to […]

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Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence A potentially life-saving scheme that allows Police to disclose a person’s violent past to a partner or friend has been used 158 times since it was launched, say Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams. “Since the […]

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Cyberbullying law holding offenders to account

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Cyberbullying law holding offenders to account

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Cyberbullying law holding offenders to account Legislation passed in 2015 to curb cyber-bullying is effectively weeding out and punishing the worst offenders, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. “The Harmful Digital Communications Act made it illegal to send messages and post material online that deliberately causes […]

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Offender Levy supporting thousands of victims

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Offender Levy supporting thousands of victims

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Offender Levy supporting thousands of victims Victims of crime are continuing to benefit from the Government’s Offender Levy which has generated more than $25 million since it was introduced, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The $50 levy, which contributes to support services for victims, has […]

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Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Anne Tolley, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Family violence pilot helps over 24,000 people The Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot has helped over 24,000 people through the development of more than 8,000 family safety plans, say Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. The ISR pilot involves core agencies […]

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