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    Every 4 Minutes

    In Every 4 Minutes – A discussion paper on preventing family violence in New Zealand was launched at Parliament today

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    New family violence law takes effect

    New family violence legislation takes effect from 3 December, bringing a stronger focus on safety for victims and accountability for perpetrators.

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    Industrial action

    Some courthouses to close due to industrial action

  4. Legal aid payments published

    by Antony Paltridge

    The Ministry has published the legal aid payments to providers for the 2017/18 financial year.

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    First expungements granted

    The first two applications for the expungement of historical homosexual conviction accepted.

  6. New justice statistics published

    The Ministry of Justice and Statistics New Zealand have published the latest six-monthly reports of justice statistics for the year ended June 2018.