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  1. MOJ 2020 014 Retreat Anaura Bay webstory

    Public engagement on racial discrimination

    The Ministry of Justice is seeking public submissions on a report which details efforts to address racial discrimination in Aotearoa New Zealand.The report demonstrates New Zealand’s ongoing commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights and elimination of racial discrimination.On 22 December 2021, the New Zealand Government is due...

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    What do you think of our Anti-Money Laundering laws?

    The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act 2009 keeps Aotearoa New Zealand safe from money laundering and terrorism financing. By making it harder for criminals to launder money or finance terrorism, we also make profit-motivated crime, like selling drugs or defrauding people, less appealing.Money laundering affects all...

  3. Kahukura proactive release

    The following documents are being proactively released in response to a large number of Official Information Act requests for details around the Kahukura initiative, which was approved for funding from the Proceeds of Crime Fund;
    Kahukura initial proposal to the fund
    Kahukura detailed proposal to the fund
    Proceeds of Crime Fund – Round...

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    Adoption Law Reform - Have your say

    The Government is reviewing our adoption laws to make sure they meet the needs of Aotearoa New Zealand in 2021 and beyond.

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    Ministry's latest study highlights need to better support Māori victims of crime

    A new study by the Ministry’s research team titled Māori and Victimisation in Aotearoa/New Zealand has found that Māori are more victimised than any other ethnic group in Aotearoa New Zealand, with poor socio-economic conditions a contributing cause.The study results are based on the Ministry's New Zealand Crime and Victims...