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Notice of End of Process for Making and Determining Victims’ Claims

Take notice that, pursuant to subpart 2 of part 2 of the Prisoners’ and Victims’ Claims Act 2005 (“Act”), on 7 May 2020 compensation awarded to Starlight Whetu Marama Manuel (“offender”) was paid to the Secretary for Justice and, after certain deductions (if any), the surplus was paid into the Victims’ Claims Trust Account on behalf of the offender to enable any victims of the offender to make claims against it.

And that, on 13 June 2020, notice of the sum of money paid into the Trust Account and the entitlement of victims of the offender to claim against this money, was published in the daily newspapers in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin and, on 12 June 2020, was published in the New Zealand Gazette and on the website of the Ministry of Justice.

The Secretary for Justice has now paid out all money held in the Trust Account on behalf of Starlight Whetu Marama Manuel in accordance with subpart 2 of part 2 of the Act.

Further queries should be directed to: The Secretary, Victims’ Special Claims Tribunal, DX SX11159, Wellington. Phone: (04) 462 6660. Fax: (04) 462 6686.