COVID-19 news

All Ministry of Justice news related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Other releases can be found in News and Media releases, along with our News & media archive.

Important information for accredited media on reporting the courts during COVID-19 pandemic

  1. Arbitrating commercial lease disputes

    Today the Minister of Justice announced a new policy to support commercial landlords and tenants to reach agreement about rent disputes relating to COVID-19. The Cabinet paper and the Cabinet minute have been proactively released.More information and guidance is available on our website at:Guidance for commercial property settlements during COVID-19Proactive...

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    Family violence and sexual violence helplines

    by Kalena Jordan

    If you are a victim of family violence, sexual violence, or there is someone that makes you fearful, threatens or harasses you, seek help as soon as possible.