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Dunedin judge leaves courts after alleged relationship

Judge O'Driscoll has agreed to sit elsewhereA Dunedin judge will no longer be able to sit in the city's courts following an alleged relationship with a Ministry of Justice employee.

A complaint was laid against Stephen O'Driscoll earlier this year.

The Office of the Judicial Conduct Commissioner considered the matter and referred the complaint to the chief District Court judge.

Judge O'Driscoll has agreed to sit elsewhere.


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