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Minister of Justice Andrew Little has acknowledged the provisional results of the two referendums voted on in the 2020 General Election.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

We, the undersigned, support strong encryption, which plays a crucial role in protecting personal data, privacy, intellectual property, trade secrets and cyber security.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • GCSB
  • Justice
  • NZSIS

Eligibility criteria for the COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme is expanding to support more workers say Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Andrew Little and Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Hon Carmel Sepuloni
  • Social Development
  • Workplace Relations and Safety

The critical area for forensic examination known as Pit Bottom in Stone has been reached in what is a major milestone for the Pike River re-entry project, Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little announced.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Pike River Re-entry

An adjustment payment has been made to Waikato-Tainui and Ngāi Tahu under the relativity mechanisms in their 1995 and 1997 Treaty of Waitangi settlements, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little announced today.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations

The recovery and forensic examination of the loader driven by survivor Russell Smith means the underground team are now moving into an area of the Pike River Mine that has not been seen since the explosion, Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little said.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Pike River Re-entry

The Minister of Justice has today introduced the Family Court (Supporting Children in Court) Legislation Bill – the next step in the ongoing programme of work to fix the failed 2014 Family Court reforms led by then Justice Minister Judith Collins.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Courts
  • Justice

Community Law Centres will receive a funding boost to meet the increased need for free legal services due to COVID-19, Justice Minister Andrew Little said.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Courts
  • Justice

The Government is allocating $40 million to assist with the cost of mediation and arbitration for New Zealand businesses and landlords to resolve issues about adjusting rent as they face the economic impacts of COVID-19, Justice Minister Andrew Little said.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

The banking sector has become New Zealand’s first Living Wage Accredited industry, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Andrew Little says.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Workplace Relations and Safety

Temporary migrant workers will be better protected by sweeping changes to prevent exploitation and improve enforcement, say Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters, Minister for Workplace Relations Andrew Little, and Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi.

  • Rt Hon Winston Peters
  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Hon Kris Faafoi
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Immigration
  • Workplace Relations and Safety

The Government is taking action to address the backlog of cases across the court system following the COVID-19 lockdown period, Minister of Justice Andrew Little announced today.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

New Zealanders working in female-dominated professions will have a clearer pathway for pay equity with the passing of the Equal Pay Amendment Bill at 11:59pm this evening, say Minister for Workplace Relations, Andrew Little, and Minister for Women, Julie Anne Genter.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Hon Julie Anne Genter
  • Women
  • Workplace Relations and Safety

From today new legislation takes effect to both restore the right to legal representation at the start of a Care of Children (CoCA) dispute in the Family Court, and allow parties to those proceedings to access legal aid where eligible.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Courts
  • Justice

The new Criminal Cases Review Commission | Te Kāhui Tātari Ture (CCRC) has started work and can now independently investigate claimed miscarriages of justice.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Courts
  • Justice

The Parihaka Papakāinga Trust in Taranaki will receive up to $14 million for a new visitor centre and other improvements at the historic settlement that will boost the local economy and provide much-needed jobs, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Andrew Little have announced.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Hon Shane Jones
  • Regional Economic Development
  • Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations

The Governor-General has referred Scott Watson’s convictions for murder back to the Court of Appeal, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced today.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

A Bill to replace New Zealand’s Privacy Act passed its third reading in Parliament today, Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

We, the Home Affairs, Interior, and Security Ministers of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States of America (the ‘Five Countries’) have met vi

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • GCSB
  • Justice
  • NZSIS

The Government will legislate to ensure businesses that suffered as a result of the COVID-19 response will get help to resolve disputes over commercial rent issues, Justice Minister Andrew Little announced today.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

Justice Minister Andrew Little today announced details of further appointments to the Criminal Cases Review Commission.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

The law setting out New Zealanders’ basic civil and human rights is today one step towards being strengthened following the first reading of a Bill that requires Parliament to take action if a court says a statute undermines those rights.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

The Coalition Government has made a significant $62 million investment from the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to start the reform of the Family Court and enable it to respond effectively to the increased backlog caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice

The complete and final version of the Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill that will be voted on in one of two referendums at this year’s General Election was released today by Justice Minister Andrew Little.

  • Hon Andrew Little
  • Justice