Law And Order

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1) More tax money should be spent on police and prisons to make NZ safer
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2) The NZ Justice system works well
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3) Victims of crime are treated adequately by the police and justice system
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4) Current punishments for small crimes is too weak
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5) Current punishments for hard crimes is too weak
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6) Marijuana should be decriminalised, eg a $100 fine with no criminal record
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7) Marijuana should be legalised, eg no fine and no criminal record, but limits on how much can be grown
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8) A "Not Guilty" verdict means someone is innocent.
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9) Defendents who were found not guilty, must prove their innocence before any compensation should be paid
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10) The death penalty is the correct punishment for mass murderers.
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11) The Justice system is too slow
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12) We need more police in New Zealand
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13) Professional juries are better than the current system of peers. (eg 12+ are still selected by ballot, and some can be objected to by either lawyer, however rather than a random selection from the electoral role, these people are trained and paid to attend court every day.)
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14) Parole should be abolished for violent and repeat offenders
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15) Speed cameras should be limited to accident prone areas where those areas are sign posted
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16) Parents should be able to hit their children with an open hand when they have done something wrong
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17) The police should prosecute cases even if they probably won't win
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18) 3 strikes and you're out
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19) The provocation defence for murder should be repealed
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20) Recipients of legal aid should be required to contribute a small percentage of the fee as they go
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21) Legal aid entitlements should be tightened, reducing the income thresholds and increasing repayment requirement
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