Take notice that, pursuant to Part 2 (subpart 2) of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005 (“the Act”), compensation awarded to Steven Tutanekai Tipene was paid to the Secretary for Justice on 20 September 2007,
and the surplus was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on 10 March 2008 on behalf of Steven Tutanekai Tipene to enable any victims of that offender to make claims against it.
And that on 29 March 2008, notice was given by publication in the daily newspapers in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin and on 25 March 2008 on the website of the Ministry of Justice, of the sum of money
paid into the trust account, and the entitlement of victims
of the offender to claim against this money and the manner to do so.
Under section 48(4) of the Act, the Secretary for Justice
has now paid out all of the money held in the trust account on behalf of Steven Tutanekai Tipene.
Further enquiries should be directed to:
The Secretary, Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal, Private Bag 32001, Wellington 6145. Telephone: (04) 462 6723. Facsimile: (04) 462 6686.