Media Statement: Supreme Court to sit in Auckland
Treat alcohol and drug abuse and addiction as a public health issue. Remove benefit fraud prosecutions from the criminal jurisdictions. Overhaul the legal aid system and invest more in community law centres. Improve access and resourcing to therapy in prisons and increase Pacific service providers working in criminal justice.
Financial services businesses are in limbo after a bombshell revelation from the incoming government that it might scrap legislation designed to clean up the conduct of the banking and insurance sectors.
In the 30 years since our Defamation Act 1992 came into force, comparable jurisdictions have overhauled their legislation England in 1996 and 2013, Australia in 2005 and 2021, Scotland in 2021 and Ireland in 2009 (with further reforms afoot).
Important update: Changes to Family Without Notice and Mental Health – effective 5pm Friday 24 November
Please note the changes below which come into force from 5pm this Friday 24 November 2023. Family Court Without Notice Application changes (Northern Region) From Monday 27 November 2023 the receiving and processing of family applications filed without notice in...