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Tuesday, 27 November 2001Media Statement
President of the Electoral Commission appointed

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

6/11/2001Media Statement
Government response to MMP Review Committee report

The government today gave its formal response to the MMP Review Committee Report.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Thursday, 20 September 2001Media Statement

New structure sought for electoral institutions

The Government is considering setting up a new agency to be responsible for the administration of all election matters.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Associate Justice Minister Margaret Wilson today introduced a Supplementary Order Paper to give effect to government plans to end party hopping.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

The Associate Minister of Justice Margaret Wilson says she has now received the resignation of Human Rights Commissioner Ms Ella Henry from the Chief Human Rights Commissioner.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Thursday, 23 August 2001Media Statement

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Associate Minister of Justice Margaret Wilson today introduced the new Human Rights Amendment Bill.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Associate Justice Minister Margaret Wilson has announced the appointment of four new members of the Environment Court.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Newspaper and radio advertisements from today will encourage people to learn of their new rights and obligations under the Property (Relationships) Act.
The Act deals with what happens to property when a marriage or defacto relationship ends.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Couples thinking of contracting out of their rights under the new Property (Relationships) Act now have a model agreement to consider.

Associate Justice Minister Margaret Wilson says the model has been published as a regulation.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Associate Justice Minister Margaret Wilson has announced in-principle decisions by the government to establish a new Human Rights Commission and to address the issue of government compliance under the Human Rights Act.

The decisions are:

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Associate Justice Minister Margaret Wilson has announced in-principle decisions by the government to establish a new Human Rights Commission and to address the issue of government compliance under the Human Rights Act.

The decisions are:

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Hon Margaret Wilson
Associate Minister of Justice

24 May 2001

A million for mediation

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Embargoed until 2.15pm Monday 21 May 2001Media Statement

VOTERS NOW ABLE TO ENROL ONLINE AT ELECTIONS WEBSITE

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Eligible electors are now able to enrol and update their enrolment details online at the elections website www.elections.org.nz.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Friday, 4 May 2001Media Statement

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Wednesday, 2 May 2001Media Statement

Human Rights submissions released

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

The Associate Minister of Justice, Margaret Wilson has released the summary of submissions received on proposals for revamped Human Rights protections in New Zealand.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

The Associate Minister of Justice, Margaret Wilson, has announced the appointment of Rosslyn Noonan as the new Chief Human Rights Commissioner.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

The Associate Minister of Justice, Margaret Wilson, says Jenny Shipley should tell Maori voters whether she agrees with Murray McCully's attack on the Maori option process.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

Voters should face shorter queues at polling places and have their questions answered by better trained electoral staff as a result of additional funding allocated in the budget.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

The Associate Justice Minister, Margaret Wilson has announced the re-appointment of the Privacy Commissioner, Bruce Slane, for a further 2-year term.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

The Associate Minister of Justice, Margaret Wilson has announced the appointment of a new President and three new members of the Law Commission.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice

The Associate Minister of Justice Margaret Wilson today introduced a bill to improve and modernise election procedures.

  • Margaret Wilson
  • Justice