The Commission's Issues Paper, The Role of Public Inquiries (IP1) focuses on three of the forms of public inquiry: commissions of inquiry, royal commissions and non-statutory ministerial inquiries
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 Commission's Issues Paper, Presentation of New Zealand Statute Law (IP2), produced in conjunction with the Parliamentary Counsel Office, investigates and suggests methods of making New Zealand Statute Law more accessible
The Commission's Issues Paper, Public Registers - Review of the Law of Privacy: Stage 2 (IP3) is the consultation part of Stage 2 of the Law Commission’s review of privacy.
The Commission's Issues Paper, The Disclosure to Court of Defendants’ Previous Convictions, Similar Offending and Bad Character (IP4).
The Commission's Issues Paper, Public Inquiries: Draft Report (IP5) reviews and makes proposals about the law relating to public inquiries, including commissions of inquiry, royal commissions and non-statutory ministerial inquiries
The Commission's Issues Paper, Tribunals in New Zealand (IP6) sets out the problems with current arrangements, summarises the way in which some other countries have dealt with similar problems, and sets out various options for dealing...
The Commissions Issues Paper, Review of the Civil List Act 1979 (IP8).
The Commission's Issues Paper, Towards a New Veterans’ Entitlements Scheme: Discussion paper on a Review of the War Pensions Act 1954 (IP7).
The Commission's Issues Paper, Review of Prerogative Writs (IP9).
The Commission's Issues Paper, Review of the Land Transfer Act 1952 (IP10)