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A Bill to improve the court system’s response to sexual violence has passed its first reading in Parliament today.
An important safety valve has been added to New Zealand’s criminal justice system with the third reading of the Criminal Cases Review Commission Bill today.
Ministerial diary October 2019
The Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill will have its first reading in Parliament today, Justice Minister Andrew Little says.
Justice Minister Andrew Little has today introduced a new Bill to prevent terrorism and support the de-radicalisation of New Zealanders returning from overseas.
Ministerial diary September 2019
Nā te Minita mō ngā Take Tiriti, nā Andrew Little a Ngāti Hinerangi i pōwhiri ki te Whare Pāremata i tēnei rā kia kitea ai te Pānuitanga Tuatahi o te Whakataunga Kokoraho a Ngāti Hinerangi.
I am addressing you today as the Minister responsible for arranging the referendum on whether or not to legalise cannabis, which will be held with next year’s General Election.
Further changes will be made to the Evidence Act 2006, announced Minister of Justice Andrew Little today.
Ministerial diary August 2019
Kua pānuitia e te Minita mō ngā Take Tiriti, e Andrew Little, te waitohutanga a Whanganui Land Settlement Negotiation Trust me te Karauna i tētahi Whakaaetanga ā-Mātāpono ki te marae o Pūtiki, ki Whanganui i te rā nei.
A bill allowing licensed premises to remain open for Rugby World Cup matches has, with the agreement of Parliament, been passed, says Justice Minister Andrew Little.
The Minister of Justice will introduce a bill to amend the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act to allow licensed premises to remain open for Rugby World Cup matches.
A Bill that consolidates and modernises the rules relating to contempt of court has passed its third reading, Minister of Justice, Andrew Little says.
The Crown and Moriori initialled a Deed of Settlement today at Parliament, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little has announced.
Justice Minister Andrew Little today announced the appointment of the four political nominees for the Representation Commission. Nominations are confirmed by Parliament.
Minister of Justice Andrew Little today announced that former Cabinet Secretary and Privacy Commissioner Marie Shroff has been appointed as the next Chair of the Electoral Commission.
Justice Minister Andrew Little has welcomed the first reading of the Electoral Amendment Bill in Parliament today.
Justice Minister Andrew Little has welcomed the first reading of the Referendums Framework Bill in Parliament today.
Abortion law will be modernised so it is treated as a health issue rather than a crime, Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.
Ministerial diary July 2019
Ministers Andrew Little and David Parker have started three days of international talks in London, focused on cyber and online threats, and border and international security issues.
Changes to the Electoral Act, including enabling voters to enrol on election day, have been introduced to Parliament today says Justice Minister Andrew Little.
A Bill enabling the cannabis referendum to be held with the 2020 General Election has been introduced to Parliament today.