Hon Amy Adams

MP for Selwyn

In the National-led Government, Selwyn MP Amy Adams is Minister of Justice, Minister for Courts, Minister of Broadcasting, and Minister for Communications.

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Rolleston fulfilling its potential

Tue 18 Oct 2016

Last weekend it was great to be involved in the Rolleston 150th celebrations and to see the way the community got involved and enjoyed the various activities that took place.

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Justice Minister Amy Adams will today travel to Melbourne to attend the Law, Crime and Community Safety Council (LCCSC). “The LCCSC is a joint-Ministerial council which helps maintain a consistent Trans-Tasman focus on fighting crime and promoting best practice in law, criminal justice and community safety,” says Ms Adams.
Justice Minister Amy Adams has today announced two key appointments to the Electoral Commission. Alicia Wright is to be appointed as the Chief Electoral Officer of the Commission and Kristy McDonald QC as the Deputy Chair. Both will be appointed for a term of five years.
A new pilot that aims to speed up sexual violence court cases should help reduce trauma for victims during the court process, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. Ms Adams today welcomed the announcement by Chief District Court Judge Jan-Marie Doogue that two dedicated sexual violence courts will be trialled in Whangarei and Auckland. ...