This literature review examines human rights issues relating to New Zealand prisons, primarily in relation to the period 2004-2010. The period has been one of significant change. The report includes an outline of the legal and regulatory framework; developments in legislation and case law; and discussion of human rights issues and debates raised in international and domestic fora. The review shows that real progress has been made since 2004, with regard to building and maintaining human rights standards in penal institutions.
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