The Commission’s Report, Modernising New Zealand’s Extradition and Mutual Assistance Laws (R137), recommends that the Extradition Act 1999 and the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1992 should be repealed and replaced by more...
The Law Commission publishes many different publications. Each type, such as reports, issues papers, and ministerial briefings, has its own series.
Each series has its own purpose. For example, issues papers identify law reform issues and call for submissions from the public. Reports are the final result of a project and contain recommendations for law reform. Use the search filters below to find particular publications.
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The Law Commission has completed the review of the Crown Proceedings Act 1950 and the review of the use of national security information in proceedings. Both references are about improving infrastructure that supports the Crown’s involvement in...
The Commission's Report, Consumers and Repossession: A Review of the Credit (Repossession) Act 1997 (R124) , reccomends wide-ranging changes to New Zealand’s credit repossession laws, with a view to establishing a fairer, more...
The Commission's Report, Life Insurance (R87) contains the Commission’s recommendations as to the framework for the regulation of life insurers and life insurance products in New Zealand.
The Commission's Report, Tax and Privilege: Legal Professional Privilege and the Commissioner of Inland Revenue’s Powers to Obtain Information (R67).
The Commission's Report, Cross Border Insolvency: Should NZ Adopt the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency? (R52)
The Commission's Report, Some Insurance Law Problems (R46).
The Commission's Report, A New Zealand Guide to International Law and its Sources (R34).
The Commission's Report, The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: New Zealand’s Proposed Acceptance (R23).