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Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill

This bill overhauls the Domestic  Violence Act to strengthen the legal framework for family violence laws and break the cycle of family violence.

The key provisions of the Bill include:

·more accurately recording family violence offending in the criminal justice system,

·enabling the introduction of codes of practice, and new information sharing provisions across all those dealing with family violence

The Bill and bills digest can be found here:

Please send feedback to by 19 May 2017