Prisoners’ and Victim’s Claims Bill

In its 2005 submission on the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Bill. NZCCL urged that the unprincipled Bill be withdrawn in its entirety, as it is in breach of the Bill of Rights Act and the Human Rights Act, and it puts our international reputation in jeopardy.

The Bill was passed into law in 2005.

The submission by Tony Ellis on 8 February 2005 to the Justice and Law Reform Committee on the Prisoners’ and Victim’s Claims Bill, stating that the bill is so unprincipled it should be withdrawn in its entirety is below.

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