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OCC NZ UPR Snippet

Third Universal Periodic Review of New Zealand’s Human Rights Performance Submission

Submissions

12 Jul 2018

A submission from the Office of the Children's Commissioner to the Universa


PoliceCells Snippit 2018

Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 - Limiting the use of Police cells

Submissions

1 Jun 2018

Explanation of why we should limit the use of Police cells to hold young people on remand.


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Submission on National Education Learning Priorities Amendment Bill

Submissions

13 Apr 2018

This Bill explicitly requires the Minister to consult children when developing the Statement of National Education Learning Priorities


OCC submission CPR Bill Apr 2018

Moving from child poverty to child well-being

Submissions

4 Apr 2018

The Child Poverty Reduction Bill is a significant piece of legislation with the potential to transform the lives and well-being of our children.


ACARTDGR

Proposed Donation Guidelines

Submissions

14 Nov 2017

The Children's Commissioner submitted to ACART on a review of guidelines to be used for ethical review of complex fertility treatment involving donations of gametes, embryos and use of surrogacy.


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Domestic Violence – Victims Protection Bill submission

Submissions

1 May 2017

Children are significantly impacted by family violence. The impact of domestic violence on children – and the impact of any potential law change - must be directly considered.