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Judicial conduct review process

This diagram shows the process that occurs when a written complaint against a judge is made to the judicial conduct commissioner. When the commissioner believes it to be justified, he or she will refer the matter to a judicial conduct panel. The committee will investigate, and may recommend that removal of the judge be considered.

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Source: Office of the Judicial Conduct Commissioner

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Philip A. Joseph and Thomas Joseph, 'Judicial system - Judges', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 June 2020)

Story by Philip A. Joseph and Thomas Joseph, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 11 Oct 2016