Tag Archives: NZ Justice Minister

The Government’s Hand Brake Needs to Be Used on Andrew Little’s Hate Speech Laws — The BFD

 

Andrew Little, hand in hand with the Human Rights Commission, has been secretly working on formulating draconian hate speech laws. Proposed hate speech laws for New Zealand are imminent. Justice Minister Andrew Little told Stuff the Government is bringing forward changes around hate speech, but shaping a law had taken time.A number of options were…

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Will there be an abortion referendum? — Kiwiblog

Stuff reports: Justice Minister Andrew Little says he will not be doing a deal with NZ First that would lead to a referendum on proposed abortion law reform.On Tuesday, NZ First leader Winston Peters hinted that his party may only support the Government’s abortion changes if they go to a binding referendum.Little said regardless of what NZ First…

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Greens obviously worried about the 5% threshold — Kiwiblog

The Herald reports: The Green Party is urging Justice Minister Andrew Little to adopt a Greens members’ bill which would ban foreign donations to political parties. They already are banned effectively. There is a de minimis limit of $1,500. Above that they are banned. If you want to ban them for less than that, just…

via Greens obviously worried about the 5% threshold — Kiwiblog

Three strikes to be struck out in two weeks — Your NZ

The three strikes law will be repealed in two weeks, according to Newshub. This was signalled last November: Justice Minister Andrew Little to repeal three strikes law “Three strikes – that thing’s gone. You do get this picture of things that are quite cosmetic or things that were big things that can be unpicked pretty […]

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