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Judicial conduct review system

The process for considering a complaint against a judge is set out in this diagram. The judicial conduct commissioner receives and considers the complaint. He or she may then refer the matter to a judicial conduct panel, which investigates it. The panel may ultimately recommend that removal of the judge be considered.

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Source: Office of the Judicial Conduct Commissioner

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Geoffrey Palmer, 'Law - The judiciary', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Geoffrey Palmer, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Oct 2016