Legislation

Q and A Family violence information sharing

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Changes to support information sharing about family violence are due to commence on 1 July 2019.  Here’s some Q&As about what’s coming. Q-Why is information-sharing being changed? answer Death reviews have shown missed opportunities to respond to family violence. The new information-sharing provisions aim to address this. Q-Who’s affected? answer The new law applies to…

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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, Policy, New Zealand, Law, Employment, Rights, Contract

Domestic violence has wide ranging impacts on the lives and opportunities of those it affects. From April this year, workplaces will be required to play their part in supporting domestic violence survivors.  Are your policies and procedures going to be ready? The Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Act 2018 commences on 1 April 2019. We are…

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Ngā mihi o te tau hōu

Policy, New Zealand, Law, Employment, Rights, Contract

With the new year, there’s lots of legislative change coming your way. What do you need to get your policies and procedures up to scratch? Yes, 2019 looks set to be a year of significant change for human services.Big legislative change is due to commence and organisational policies, practices and procedures will need to be…

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