Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: New Zealand

CESCR session 048 (2012)

(31 May 2012, E/C.12/NZL/CO/3, Concluding observations on third report, para. 5)

"The Committee welcomes the range of measures taken by the State party to promote the realization of economic, social and cultural rights, noting the following in particular: …

d)  in the area of family protection, … the adoption of the Crimes (Substituted Section 59) Amendment Act 2007 prohibiting corporal punishment by parents."

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