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Government announces sexual violence justice package of reforms

July 26, 2019 at 11:38 AM

From the NZFVC

Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice Jan Logie has announced a package of reforms to improve the justice response for victims of sexual violence. This includes legislative changes to processes around evidence, specialist sexual violence training, updating the classification of sexual crimes, and a number of operational initiatives.

Improving the justice response to victims of sexual violence contains three documents which provide more detailed information about the package of reforms:

  • Cabinet Paper
  • Regulatory Impact Statement: Improving the justice response to victims of sexual violence
  • Cabinet Minutes.

The Cabinet Paper outlines the package of reforms along with recommendations for further work to improve the justice systems for victims of sexual violence.

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