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Departmental
Notice Title

Notice of Payment into Victims’ Claims Trust Account

Take notice that, pursuant to part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005, compensation awarded to Richard Dallas Tuhoro is required to be paid to the Secretary for Justice, and the surplus after deductions is to be held in Trust on behalf of Richard Dallas Tuhoro.

And that on 26 February 2020, $27,968.00 was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of Richard Dallas Tuhoro. This money must be held in the Trust Account to enable any victims of Richard Dallas Tuhoro to make claims against it.

Any person that has been a victim of Richard Dallas Tuhoro, in respect of an offence for which Richard Dallas Tuhoro was convicted in a Court of New Zealand, is entitled to make a claim against the money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Richard Dallas Tuhoro. Claims by victims are not limited to the amount available in the Trust Account.

Claim forms, and information on how to make a claim, may be obtained from: The Secretary, Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal, DX SX11159, Wellington 6011. Phone: (04) 462 6660. Fax: (04) 462 6686.

All claims must be filed on or before Monday 7 September 2020.