Time to reform NZ's censorship laws?
Posted in: Government & Policy at 30/03/2010 15:24
The first steps are being taken towards a possible overhaul of New Zealand's ageing censorship legislation.
Ministry of Justice and Internal Affairs officials have been meeting key stakeholders and industry and government body officials during the past fortnight to gather submissions for a "tightly targeted review" of the current laws.
However, that scope may widen, given that the present act has been described as "unwieldy and expensive" and badly out of step with technology.
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