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Justice Minister Andrew Little has congratulated The Honourable Justice Joe Williams for receiving a knighthood for services to the state.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

The Government will invest $100 million on a new courthouse in Tauranga which will be a model for future courthouse design for New Zealand, Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Courts
  • Justice

A Bill that prevents terrorism and supports the de-radicalisation of New Zealanders returning from overseas has passed its third reading, Justice Minister Andrew Little says.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

Today, we are releasing two reports that are the product of some of the most extensive community engagement over our criminal justice system ever.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Courts
  • Justice

The Government is looking to turn around the long-term challenges of criminal justice by taking a new approach to break the cycle of offending to ensure there are fewer victims of crime.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Courts
  • Justice

The Chief Victims Advisor to Government Dr Kim McGregor, QSO, has been reappointed in her role for a further two years.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

A Bill enabling referendums to be held with the 2020 General Election has passed its third reading.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

The first release of public information on the two referendums to be held at next year’s General Election was made today with an informative new Government website going live.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

The Government is taking action to protect New Zealand from foreign interference in our elections by banning foreign donations to political parties and candidates, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced today.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

People sentenced to less than three years in prison will have their voting rights restored, Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

A Bill to improve the court system’s response to sexual violence has passed its first reading in Parliament today.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Jan Logie
  • Justice

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.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

The Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill will have its first reading in Parliament today, Justice Minister Andrew Little says.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

Justice Minister Andrew Little has today introduced a new Bill to prevent terrorism and support the de-radicalisation of New Zealanders returning from overseas.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

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.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

Further changes will be made to the Evidence Act 2006, announced Minister of Justice Andrew Little today.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

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.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

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.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

A Bill that consolidates and modernises the rules relating to contempt of court has passed its third reading, Minister of Justice, Andrew Little says.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

Justice Minister Andrew Little today announced the appointment of the four political nominees for the Representation Commission. Nominations are confirmed by Parliament.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

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.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

Justice Minister Andrew Little has welcomed the first reading of the Electoral Amendment Bill in Parliament today.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

Justice Minister Andrew Little has welcomed the first reading of the Referendums Framework Bill in Parliament today.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

Abortion law will be modernised so it is treated as a health issue rather than a crime, Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice