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Call for submissions

Submissions or comments (formal or informal) on this Issues Paper should be received by
​18 December 2015

Emailed submissions should be sent to:
family.violence@lawcom.govt.nz

Written submissions should be sent to:
Family Violence and Homicide Review
Law Commission
PO Box 2590
Wellington 6011
DX SP 23534


The Law Commission asks for any submissions or comments on this Issues Paper on victims of family violence who commit homicide. Submitters are invited to respond to any of the questions, particularly in areas that especially concern or interest them, or about which they have particular views. Submitters do not need to address every question. Submissions can be sent in any format, but it is helpful to specify the number of the question you are discussing.

A final report and recommendations to Government will be published in 2016.

Official Information Act 1982
The Law Commission’s processes are essentially public, and it is subject to the Official Information Act 1982. Thus, copies of submissions made to the Law Commission will normally be made available on request, and may be published on the Commission’s website. The Commission may refer to submissions (including the name of submitters) in its reports. Any requests for withholding of information on grounds of confidentiality or for any other reason will be determined in accordance with the Official Information Act 1982.

If you request confidentiality, we will contact you in the event that we receive a request for your submission under the Official Information Act 1982.