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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.

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.

A Bill to make trust law easier to understand will become law, says Justice Minister Andrew Little.

Justice Minister Andrew Little says the Ināia Tonu Nei: Māori Justice Hui report released today provides important insights into Māori attitudes toward the justice system and ideas on how to improve justice outcomes.

Justice Minister Andrew Little has today tabled the Law Commission’s final report on its review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976.

The scope of the Proceeds of Crime Fund has been broadened to include initiatives that have a wellbeing focus and address crime-related harm Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.

Retiring Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon has been appointed the next Race Relations Commissioner, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced today. 

Justice Minister Andrew Little has welcomed Google’s suspension of a system which published information subject to a suppression order in a high profile murder case.

The Government will introduce law changes later this year to ensure that the justice system, in prosecuting sexual violence cases, does no more harm to victims and survivors.

New family violence laws will increase the safety of victims and their families, create effective interventions for people who use violence, and ensure every branch of the justice system is responding in a joined-up, appropriate way to the problem of family violence.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Justice Minister Andrew Little have announced last year’s significant increase to Community Law Centres’ funding has been made permanent in the Wellbeing Budget.

New Zealand’s democracy is to be enhanced, with voters gaining the right to enrol on election day at next year’s general election and allowing ballot boxes to be placed in supermarkets and malls to make it easier for people to vote, Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.

From 1 July, family violence agencies and social services practitioners will be able to share information to better respond to family violence.

Justice Minister Andrew Little has welcomed the release of the Independent Panel’s review of the 2014 family justice system reforms.

New Zealanders from across the country are calling for the criminal justice system to be overhauled, says Justice Minister Andrew Little.

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.