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27 February 2020

Public courthouse access limited (27 March 2020)

27 March 2020 District Courts and the High Court are now excluding from courthouses members of the public whose attendance is not required for the business of the court that day, Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann has announced.Dame Helen says this is to preserve public safety and give effect to... More about Public courthouse access limited.

Internal Affairs develops AML/CFT identity verification guidance (26 March 2020)

26 March 2020 The Department of Internal Affairs has published guidance for complying with AML/CFT verification requirements during COVID-19 Alert Levels.The guidance is for reporting entities under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act) during COVID-19 Alert Levels."While New Zealand is subject to COVID-19... More about Internal Affairs develops AML/CFT identity verification guidance.

Chief Ombudsman’s plea for fairness and understanding during crisis (26 March 2020)

26 March 2020 Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier is urging both agencies and people requesting official information to act fairly, reasonably and with understanding during the course of the COVID-19 emergency.Mr Boshier says he recognises central and local government agencies are operating in a rapidly evolving environment.“I appreciate that the... More about Chief Ombudsman’s plea for fairness and understanding during crisis.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020