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New Zealand Groups Issue Guidelines on Best Practices for Restorative Justice Processes.

New Zealand Ministry of Justice
June 4, 2015

Source: (2005) VOMA Connections. Summer(20): 5-12. Downloaded 21 October 2005.

(Editor’s note: The following article is divided
into three parts, which can be given the abbreviated
terms, “Introduction,” “Principles,” and
“Statement.” In 2004, all three parts were published
together as one document. The New
Zealand Ministry of Justice prepared the first
two parts and the New Zealand-based Restorative
Justice Exchange wrote the third. The latter
two parts of this article, the “Principles” and the
“Statement,” are each introduced by their separate
corporate authors, the Ministry of Justice
and the Restorative Justice Exchange. Occasionally
throughout this article, VOMA Connections
has added text, often within parentheses, that
clarifies the text that follows for non-New Zealand
readers of this publication. No substantive
terms or passages have been altered. The
original text contains footnotes, which have
been moved up into the main body of the text to
fit the format of this publication. These footnotes
are either incorporated into the text or bracketed
or placed within parentheses. Otherwise, only
stylistic changes have altered the original text.
This article is reprinted with permission.) (excerpt)


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