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Justice - Family Court

ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

Open the Youth Court and the Family Court, restricting only reporting that might hurt innocent third parties.
End pointless family group conferences, ensure youth justice processes result in enforceable decisions, making young offenders responsible and deterring re-offending.
No legal interference with schools upholding high behaviour standards.
No suppression of criminal records.

Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Nandor Tanczos

Not
set out
on
their
website

New Zealand Labour Party Hon Annette King

Investigate ways of achieving faster and fairer resolution of family disputes
Introduce legislation to make the Family Court more user-friendly and promote outcomes that assist families in settling their disputes in a timely manner to the benefit of all concerned
Implement changes to make the Family Court more transparent and less legalistic
Implement nationwide the successful 'Children in the Middle' programme to reduce the conflict and trauma for children caused by separation of their parents

Maori Party Dr Pita Sharples  
National Party of New Zealand Simon Power

Give the Youth Court power to issue new parenting orders.
Limit Family Group Conferences and have children referred to the Youth Court more promptly
Restructure the Family Court to ensure it is open to greater scrutiny

New Zealand First Rt Hon Winston Peters

Review family legislation with a view to simplifying the provisions of the Care of Children Act and establishing a Protection of Families Act
[Give] the Family court more flexibility in dealing with family violence situations and removing the rigidity which exists in the current system

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Hon Peter Dunne

Not
set out
on
their
website.

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