In our report Disclosure to Court of Defendants' Previous Convictions, Similar Offending and Bad Character (R103, 2008), we recommended that we should monitor the operation of sections 37 to 43 of the Evidence Act 2006 (the veracity and...
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This ministerial briefing paper provides advice to the Minister of Justice on alternative approaches that could be taken in New Zealand’s abortion laws if the Government decides to treat abortion as a health issue. It describes three alternative...