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The Law Commission will undertake a first principles review of the law of contempt of court and make recommendations to ensure the law is appropriate for modern New Zealand, taking into account:
The Commission's Report, The 2013 Review of the Evidence Act 2006 (NZLC R127), was sent to the Minister of Justice on 26 February.
The Commission's Report, The News Media Meets 'New Media': Rights, Responsibilities and Regulation in the Digital Age (NZLC R128, 2013), was tabled in Parliament on 26 March 2013.
The Commission’s Report, Review of the Judicature Act 1908: Towards a New Courts Act (NZLC R126), was tabled in Parliament on 27 November 2012.
The Law Commission released the final report, The Public’s Right to Know: Review of the Official Information Legislation (NZLC R125, 2012) on 25 July 2012. The report
In May 2012, in response to rising concerns about the impact of cyber-bullying on young people, the Minister responsible for the Law Commission, the Hon Judith Collins, asked the Law Commission to
The Law Commission has released an Issues Paper on Joint and Several Liability.
The Law Commission has released the sixth issues paper on the review of the Law of Trusts.
The Law Commission has released an Issues Paper on Civil Pecuniary Penalties.
The Statement of Intent provided to Parliament in July 2012 identifies the Commission's objectives and describes our aims for the medium term.
The Commission’s Annual Report 2011/12 was tabled in Parliament on 19 November 2012.
The full text of submissions received is available below, with submissions organised alphabetically by submitter. Some submitters have requested anonymity or confidentiality for aspects of su
A summary of submissions received on Issues Paper 30 is available below. Please note that bookmarks for all sections and topics have been set up for viewing in Adobe Reader.
Watch Russell Brown of Media3 interview Cate Brett, Senior Researcher and Policy Advisor at the Law Commission, on the reception of the Law Commission's Report News Media Meets 'New Med
Sir Grant Hammond and Professor John Burrows discuss the Ministerial Briefing Paper, Harmful Digital Communications: the adequacy of the current sanctions and remedies.
Professor John Burrows discusses the Commission's report, The Public's Right to Know: Review of the Official Information Legislation (NZLC R125, 2012), including some of the
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