A class action is a court proceeding in which a group with similar interests collectively sues one or more defendants. The court proceeding is typically brought by a representative plaintiff on behalf of the class. New Zealand does not currently...
Each project is an area of law or subject matter that the Law Commission has agreed to review. The Commission works on several projects at a time. Together, these projects make up the Commission's annual work programme.
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This project reviews the laws that determine how security sensitive information should be dealt with in court proceedings. The review looks at how to protect information that may prejudice New Zealand’s security. It also considers whether the...