Projects tagged with Law & Justice
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Participants in the 2012 YIS were asked about whether they had seen cigarette or tobacco packs being displayed in shops as well as whether or not they agreed with a ban on such displays. Findings are reported by smoking status, ethnicity, gender, and school decile status.
Better Public Services (BPS) is driving significant change across the public sector, providing clear focus, direction and mandate for more collective action focused on results. Continuing to foster innovation at the front-line and engaging operational staff in the identification and implementation of change initiatives is...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Victims, Social Services, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
People typically come into contact with the justice system when something has gone wrong – when they’re vulnerable, stressed or angry. Ministry of Justice staff are a major influence on how people experience the justice system. Our staff make it easy for them to deal with us – so that they can deal with their...
Contents Minister's foreword Introduction The issues What we have learned Children and young people charged in court Apprehension rates of children and young people The...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Policy, Prisoners, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
The Offender Population Report (formerly known as the Offender Volumes Report) presents information about the offender population managed by the Department and helps Corrections plan and develop policies relating to offender management and rehabilitation. The report analyses offender volume patterns by age,...
17 Dec 2012
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Law & Justice, Families & Whānau, Public Service, Rangatahi, Whānau
The evaluation involved visits to five Ngā Kooti Rangatahi and was based on observations of court sittings and interviews with key informants, rangatahi and their whānau, judges, youth justice professionals and marae representatives. The key evaluation questions to be addressed are: how are Ngā...
12 Dec 2012
Topics: International Research, Research, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Retirement, Social Security & Welfare, Policy
The New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 requires the Retirement Commissioner to review the retirement income policies being implemented by the Government at three yearly intervals (s.83). The next review is to take place in 2013. The Commission believes that the review will be more...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, International Relations, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Policy, Child Development, Disability, Quality of Life
This report reflects the information and data currently available on disabled people. The partners in the monitoring mechanism agreed to focus on certain aspects of the Disability Convention rights for this first year of monitoring, and to set indicators and measures of progress (given the available data). As there are...
Topics: Literature review, Community Development, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Leadership, Hapū, Iwi, Manaakitanga, Te Āo Māori, Wairua, Whakapapa, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Māori, Quality of Life, Culture
The purpose of this review was to study evidence from five major domains of endeavour to identify a common set of interventions, initiatives, approaches and practices that increases understanding of what helps Maori succeed or improve outcomes in life. The investigation concentrated on reviewing studies that produced evidence...
Topics: Evaluation, Law & Justice, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Households, Policy, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
The Centre for Social Research and Evaluation (CSRE) evaluated the Home for Life policy to examine the research evidence for the policy, how the policy was working (including short term safety and stability measures) and remaining barriers to children achieving a Home for Life. The evaluation was conducted between April and July...
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