This project examines New Zealand’s relationship property legislation. When it was enacted, the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 was seen as a significant and long-awaited step in the development of relationship property law in New Zealand. It...
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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For nearly 30 years the Law Commission has been engaged in reforming the law of evidence in New Zealand.
In August 1989 Parliament asked the Commission to review all evidence law to make it as clear, simple and accessible as possible. The...