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Juror Privacy and Safety Increased

Justice Minister Simon Power has introduced the Juries Amendment Bill, which includes a provision to remove the addresses of potential jurors from jury panel lists. The bill also addresses other concerns regarding who can serve on juries.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

April 6th, 2011 at 8:30 am

Regions & Categories: Courts,Government,New Zealand

Unregistered chiropractor conviction welcomed

The Ministry of Health welcomes the decision of the Nelson District Court in convicting James Michael Dawson on charges of advertising and offering chiropractic services he was not authorised to administer.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

January 29th, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Regions & Categories: Courts,Government,Health

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Owners Convicted for Owning Dogs that Attack

Huntly Court in the Waikato district have charged and convicted four people for owning dogs that attack sending a clear message to the public that dog attacks won’t be tolerated.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

September 20th, 2010 at 5:14 pm

Regions & Categories: Courts,Crime,New Zealand,Waikato

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Misleading NZ Made Company Fined

Prokiwi International has pleaded guilty and been fined for 17 representative charges of breaching the Fair Trading Act for supplying products that mislead customers into believing the products were New Zealand made.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

August 12th, 2010 at 10:18 am

Immigration Fraud Sentences

Napier District Court have given jail sentences to three men for immigration fraud. Immigration NZ says this sends a clear message that illegally using foreign workers will not be tolerated.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

July 25th, 2010 at 10:22 am

Victims Claims Rights

A bill is being passed to ensure victims continue to have access to compensation awarded to prisoners.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

June 28th, 2010 at 9:08 am

Court Audio Visual Links Government Funding

The Government has made funding available for the rollout of audio visual links for court proceedings.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

June 4th, 2010 at 9:43 pm

Three Strikes Bill Passed

The Sentencing and Parole Reform Bill which has been passed by Parliament denies parole to repeat serious violent offenders.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

May 31st, 2010 at 4:11 pm

Regions & Categories: Courts,Crime,Government,New Zealand

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Three Strikes Bill

The Three Strikes Bill, which ensure the worst repeat serious violent offenders stay in prison for longer, has passed its second reading in Parliament.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

May 6th, 2010 at 8:45 am

Regions & Categories: Courts,Crime,Government,New Zealand

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Love Springs Water Filters Court Injunction

The Commerce Commission have obtained an interim injunction from Auckland High Court to restrain three companies involved in selling Love Springs branded water filters door to door.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

April 28th, 2010 at 9:30 am

Child Witnesses Report Launched

The ‘Child Witnesses in the New Zealand Criminal Courts’ report has been launched by Auckland University of Technology’s Institute of Public Policy.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

April 23rd, 2010 at 1:00 pm

David Bain Compensation Claim Process

Justice Minister Simon Power has replied to Mr Bain’s lawyers in regards to the process for David Bain’s compensation claim.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

April 21st, 2010 at 1:58 pm

Removal of Depositions Hearings

Justice Minister Simon Power says that the removal of depositions hearings in courts is having a positive impact for court users.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

April 12th, 2010 at 9:17 pm

Regions & Categories: Courts,Crime,Government,New Zealand

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David Bain Lodges Claim For Compensation

David Bain’s lawyers have lodged a claim for compensation for ‘wrongful conviction and imprisonment’.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 26th, 2010 at 2:36 pm

Versalko Fraud

ASB is pleased that the SFO investigation into Stephen Versalko’s fraudulent activity has resulted in a guilty plea and sentencing.

Submitted by pr.co.nz

March 22nd, 2010 at 12:53 pm

Regions & Categories: Banking,Courts,New Zealand

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