Chief Ombudsman has concerns about the prisoners’ and victims’ claims scheme Loading Comments…
February 22, 2013
The Chief Ombudsman’s submission on the Prisoners' and Victims’ Claims (Continuation and Reform) Amendment Bill is now available on our website. In the submission Dame Beverley expresses concern that the Bill provides neither a suitable way to compensate victims of crime nor a suitable way to prevent abuse or mistreatment of prisoners in accordance with New Zealand’s international obligations.
You can read Dame Beverley’s submission here.
You can also view a report on Dame Beverley’s discussion with Parliament’s Justice and Electoral Select committee about her submission here
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