Justice Minister Andrew Little has welcomed the release of the Independent Panel’s review of the 2014 family justice system reforms.
Justice Minister Andrew Little will travel to Sweden this weekend to represent New Zealand at a high-level summit on nuclear disarmament.
The Wellbeing Budget will continue the Government’s drive to make New Zealand into the best place in the world to be a child, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
Budget 2019 delivers on many of the recommendations contained in the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, He Ara Oranga. The Inquiry revealed that a new approach to mental health and addiction is needed in New Zealand which the Government is starting to deliver.
Another pathway to resolve insurance claims relating to the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes will soon be available to homeowners in the region, as the Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Bill has passed its third reading in the House, says Justice Minister Andrew Little.
The Associate Minister of Justice, Aupito William Sio, has today announced the appointment of five Deputy Chairpersons to the Human Rights Review Tribunal to ensure that people have greater access to justice and that their voices are heard.
Breaking the cycle of family and sexual violence and better supporting survivors is a major feature of the Wellbeing Budget, with the Government delivering the largest ever investment in family and sexual violence and support services.
The Government has announced details of how New Zealanders will choose whether or not to legalise and regulate cannabis, said Justice Minister Andrew Little.
Justice Minister Andrew Little leaves for the United States today to take part in a global taskforce that’s tackling terrorism and anti-money laundering.
In the lead up to International Women’s Day, the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Hon Iain Lees-Galloway, and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Jan Logie MP, met with business leaders today to talk about the importance of workplace responses to family violence ahead of the Domestic Violence Victims’ Protection Act taking effect on 1 April.
The Ministry of Justice has released a summary of feedback on draft guidance for information sharing under new family violence legislation.