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Labour to get rid of 'Hobbit' laws

The New Zealand Herald reported Labour wants to repeal the law changes that made film workers independent contractors by default, with no ability to collectively bargain unless they were hired as employees. 130 more words

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Labour's disturbing rape prosecution reform plans

The presumption of innocence is a fundamental principle of our legal system. Section 25 of the Bill of Right Act 1990 provides “the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law”. 794 more words

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Guilty until proven innocent

Labour wants to end the presumption of innocence in rape cases:

The Labour Party’s plan to reform the criminal justice system would mean that the accused in a rape case would have to prove consent to be found innocent — a change it acknowledges as a monumental shift. 263 more words

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Labour accuse Government of interference in prosecutions

Labour list MP Andrew Little has accused the Government of pressuring the police to reduce the number of prosecutions. This has been strong denied by the police and Government. 518 more words

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