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  Ministry of Justice, Head Office   (ABVP) Tahu O Te Ture
1995 - current


GENERAL


Prior to 2003 the Ministry's main function was to provide advice to the Minister and Associate Ministers of Justice on policy, strategic direction, and legislation. In 2003 the Ministry was merged with the Department for Courts and so gained a new function, which was to provide services and facilities that support judicial decision-making processes and the process of bringing proceedings to courts, tribunals and authorities to be heard and decided.


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ALSO KNOWN AS

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Te Manatu Ture


Location : Wellington


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Department of Justice (Restructuring) Act 1995
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Abolition of the Death Penalty Act 1989
  • Administration Act 1969
  • Admiralty Act 1973
  • Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1997
  • Adoption Act 1955
  • Adult Adoption Information Act 1985
  • Age of Majority Act 1970
  • Animals Law Reform Act 1989
  • Arbitration (International Investment Disputes) Act 1979
  • Arbitration Act 1996
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Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 6
Date Approved: 22/03/2012