03 September 2020 – Jury trials to resume in Auckland

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement, Jury trials will resume with restrictions to protect against COVID
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Justice

Overview: Jury trials will resume in the Auckland High Court, Auckland District Court and Manukau District Court from Monday 7 September. Jurors’ health and safety is of the utmost importance when attending court, and all courts in New Zealand have arrangements in place to keep people safe in the courthouse at Alert Level 2. These arrangements include using hand sanitiser, maintaining physical distance, increased cleaning of courthouses and thermal scanning to check people’s temperature when they enter.
Full details here: https://covid19.govt.nz/updates-and-resources/latest-updates/jury-trials-will-resume-in-auckland-from-monday-7-september/

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