Aussie govt wants NZ criminal records
    20 July 2009 | 06:31:09 AM | Source: AAP New Zealanders with criminal records could be...
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NZ anger over seizure of Saddam's stepson
    THE AGE: Wellington July 7 2002 New Zealand Muslims are furious that NZ intelligence agencies...
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Law student wins civil liberties case
   Wyvern, University of Essex, November 2004 A Masters student from the Department of Law has...
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Gay sperm donors turned away
   RADIO NEW ZEALAND 10:36AM Saturday January 21, 2006 Fertility clinics are turning down sperm...
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Gang Colours in Christchurch
   SECTION 14: Wednesday, December 13th, 2006 Police in Christchurch want a bylaw to ban gang...
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New Zealand government orders probe into prisoner's baby
   BANGLADESH NEWS NET: Monday 5th March, 2007 (IANS) The minister in charge of New Zealand prisons...
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Skin tests proposed for drinking drivers
   ONE NEWS: 6:20PM Wednesday April 11, 2007 ONE News has discovered police are looking at the...
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Lawyers slam reforms as attack on fair hearing
   NZ HERALD 5:00AM Tuesday May 08, 2007 Criminal Justice Reform Bill Aims to reduce the number...
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Civil rights threat may shackle Government
   NZ HERALD 5:00AM Thursday Jun 14, 2007 The Government's main response to the Ombudsman's damning...
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Cleavage complaint likely to fail
   THE DOMINION POST: 26/09/2007 Wellington civil liberties lawyer Tony Ellis said he did not believe...
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Civil Liberties fears online ID system
   THE DOMINION POST: 12/11/2007 An online identity verification system recently proposed by the...
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Retailers get behind spray ban
   NZ HERALD 5:00AM Saturday Feb 16, 2008 Prime Minister Helen Clark yesterday announced a raft of...
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Civil liberties council slams Taser decision
    NZPA: Thursday, 28 August 2008 The New Zealand Council for Civil Liberties has slammed the "rubber...
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Are we creeping towards a surveillance state?
   NZLawyer, issue 98, 3 October 2008 Bott said that a proposed power for police to detain people...
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Police anti-terror squad spies on protest groups
   By NICKY HAGER and ANTHONY HUBBARD - Sunday Star Times | Sunday, 14 December 2008 POLICE TEAMS set...
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Editorial: Let's screen early for offending
   NZ HERALD 5:00AM Friday Jan 25, 2008 The council says it is concerned the policy will take the...
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Law advisers question domestic violence move
   NZ HERALD 4:00AM Tuesday Feb 10, 2009 A leaked Law Commission paper has questioned whether a new...
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UN expresses concern about Tasers in NZ
   NZ HERALD 11:08AM Thursday May 21, 2009 The United Nations Committee Against Torture says it is "...
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Concern over new jail cells: Civil Liberties concerned about humaneness of proposal to house prison inmates in shipping containers
   NZCity, NewsTalkZB 21 June 2009 Council of Civil Liberties chairman and barrister Michael Bott...
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Libertarians slam new law forcing witnesses to speak up
   NZ HERALD 4:00AM Saturday Jul 04, 2009 A new bill that would force people to reveal relevant...
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NZCCL in the News
   NZCCL appears in the news from time to time, these are some of those articles.
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Contact NZCCL
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United Nations Committee Against Torture - Shadow Report
    In March 2009, NZCCL former President, Tony Ellis lodged a Shadow Report, below, with the United...
United Nations Human Rights Committee - Shadow Report
   In April 2009, NZCCL former President, Tony Ellis lodged a Shadow Report, below, with the United...
United Nations Special Rapporteur
   In 2008, the New Zealand Council for Civil Liberties and its former President, Tony Ellis lodged a...
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Sentencing and Parole Reform Bill 2009
    In its submission, NZCCL indicates that the Bill breaches the 1990 Bill of Rights Act, as well as...
‘Three Strikes’ legislation
   The Sentencing and Law Reform Bill 2009 advocates that a ’Three Strikes’ policy is introduced in New...
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Falun Dafa and Wellington City Council
   This article outlines instances of systemic discrimination against the Falun Dafa Association by the...
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   These are the civil liberties issues we are currently involved in.
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   NZCCL is managed by an Executive Committee who are committed to championing civil liberties....
About NZCCL
    The New Zealand Council for Civil Liberties is a watchdog for rights and freedoms in New Zealand....
Policing Bill
   A submission by Tony Ellis on 28 March 2008 to the Law and Order Committee on the Policing Bill.
Antisocial test for children backed
   NZ HERALD 5:00AM Friday Jan 25, 2008 Children's Commissioner Cindy Kiro strongly supports measures...
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Reforming the Law of Sedition
   The Labour government repealed the sedition law in 2007 after recommendations of the Law Society....
Judicature Amendment (No 3)
   In its 2005 submission supporting the increase in the number of Appeal Court judges the NZCCL...

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