The Law Commission’s 2020/21 work programme

Publication Date 
04 August 2020

The Minister Responsible for te Aka Matua o te Ture | the Law Commission, Hon Andrew Little, has recently referred a review of surrogacy laws to the Commission as a new project for the 2020/21 year. The review of surrogacy laws will commence following completion of the review of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995 (the DNA project). The Commission will also begin a review of the laws relating to adults with impaired decision-making capacity following completion of the DNA project. The Commission’s work on succession, and class actions and litigation funding, continues.